GM New Carlisle, Indiana Battery Plant
The GM Indiana battery is a battery manufacturing facility in New Carlisle, Indiana that will mass produce battery cells for GM’s electric vehicle lineup. Currently under construction, the facility will represent GM’s fourth battery plant in the U.S.
|Battery production capacity:||30 gigawatt-hours of battery production (annual)|
|Location:||New Carlisle, Indiana, USA|
|Joint venture partner:||Samsung SDI|
Construction for the plant will commence in 2024, and production is expected to begin in 2026.
The GM New Carlisle battery plant will provide batteries for GM’s current and next-generation electric vehicles.
GM’s new generation of electric vehicles will be powered by Ultium batteries, and includes such models as the Cadillac Lyriq, Cruise Origin, GMC Hummer EV, Chevy Silverado EV, and GMC Sierra EV. Other models include a Chevy EV compact crossover. In fact, GM predicts that 40 percent of its product portfolio will consist of battery-powered vehicles by the end of 2025.
The economic impact of the GM Indiana battery plant has not yet been announced.
The GM Indiana battery plant is part of a joint venture between GM and Samsung SDI. Note that the facility is not part of the Ultium Cells joint venture, which involves GM and LG Chem.
Other GM Battery Plants
Beyond the GM Indiana battery plant, GM also co-owns and co-operates the following Ultium Cells facilities:
- Ultium Cells USA
- GM Battery Plants China
- Shanghai – operational
This page will be updated as construction of the GM Indiana battery plant continues and more information is released.
Seeking to hire an additional 300 workers.
Giving no specific reasons.