SsangYong joins Motor Co. Chinese Firm, BYD Auto for EV Battery Development

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SsangYong joins Motor Co. Chinese Firm, BYD Auto for EV Battery Development
23 Dec 2021
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The South Korean unit of Indian carmaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, SsangYong Motor Co.has signed a pact with the Chinese EV maker, BYD Auto Co, to develop batteries for electric vehicles.

SsangYong has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chinese company to develop batteries for its electric vehicles. Chung Yong-won, senior managing director at SsangYong has said that this partnership will pave the way for the company to transform into an EV maker in this era of electrification.

BYD-owned, FinDreams Industry will fully participate in the manufacturing under this project. Both the companies are also planning to expand this partnership to jointly develop an EV-only platform in the long term.

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