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General Motors wants to sell electric cartage that can travel 500 to 600 afar on a abounding allegation in the abreast future.
To get there, it’s partnered with lithium metal array developer SolidEnergy Systems, which is based in Singapore, but has U.S. operations in Boston.
GM President Mark Reuss appear the new partnership Thursday at a Washington Post Live basic appointment area he additionally alluded to added EVs advancing anon to Chevrolet and a transformation to GM’s retail sales archetypal and how consumers will buy EVs in the future.
As allotment of its collective adventure with SolidEnergy, GM will build a accomplishment prototyping band in Woburn, Massachusetts for a high-capacity, pre-production array by 2023, Reuss said.
GM Ventures invested in SolidEnergy six years ago to research, develop and manufacture Li-Metal technology and AI-powered array administration software. Reuss said this new joint development acceding is the abutting progression of that advancing collaboration.
GM’s lithium metal battery it develops with SolidEnergy will offer affordability and high performance, Reuss said.
“Affordability and ambit are two above barriers to accumulation EV adoption,” said Reuss. “With this next-generation Ultium chemistry, we accept we’re on the bend of a once-in-a-generation advance in activity body and cost. There’s alike added allowance to advance in both categories, and we intend to innovate faster than any added aggregation in this space.”
GM’s proprietary Ultium