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11/13/18
Wolfsburg
Volkswagen Group News

Volkswagen nominates further battery cell supplier

  • South Korean manufacturer SK Innovation (SKI) completes group of strategic suppliers for battery cells in all major world regions.
  • Board Member for Procurement Sommer: “With SK Innovation, LG Chem, Samsung and CATL, we have found strong partners for the long-term supply of cells for our rapidly growing electric fleet.”

With the South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation (SKI), the Volkswagen Group has named a further strategic supplier for electric vehicles based on the Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB). SKI will supply the batteries for North America and a share of the batteries for the production of Volkswagen Group full-electric vehicles in Europe. The most important strategic suppliers of battery cells for the equipment of the Group’s rapidly glowing electric fleet in the major regions of the world have therefore been nominated.

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