Most U.S. Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicle Battery Cells & Packs Produced Domestically from 2018 to 2020

Over the last three years, most of the battery cells and packs used in new U.S. light-duty plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were produced in the United States. Each plug-in electric vehicle has a battery pack made up of individual battery cells, and the cell manufacturer may differ from the manufacturer that combines the cells to form the battery pack. Since 2018, 70% of battery cell capacity and 87% of battery pack capacity produced for U.S. PEVs came from the United States.

Source: Yan Zhou, David Gohlke, Luke Rush, Jarod Kelly, and Qiang Dai (2021) Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain for E-Drive Vehicles in the United States: 2010–2020. Argonne National Laboratory ANL/ESD-21/3. Figure ES-1.

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Article courtesy of Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

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