Windsor, Ontario, to Be Home to First Large-Scale Electric Vehicle Battery Plant in Canada
Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens was proud to welcome dignitaries from the federal and provincial governments along with industry leaders from Stellantis and LG Energy Solution (LGES) to share news that the first large-scale electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing facility in Canada will be built right here in Windsor. Details from today's announcement in Windsor below:
Government of Canada
"The future of Canada’s transportation sector is green. So to create middle-class jobs and position our economy for success in a low-carbon world, the government is bringing major international investments to Canada that will secure a strong electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain."
Province of Ontario
"With the support of the Ontario, federal and municipal governments, LG Energy Solution and automaker Stellantis are joining forces to build the province’s first large-scale electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant."
Stellantis and LG Energy Solution (LGES)
"Stellantis N.V. and LG Energy Solution (LGES) today announced they have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish the first large scale, domestic, electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Canada. The joint venture company will produce leading edge lithium-ion battery cells and modules to meet a significant portion of Stellantis’ vehicle production requirements in North America."