Another source said LG Chem agreed to supply batteries for Tesla’s China plant, without elaborating.
South Korean electric vehicle (EV) battery maker LG Chem is considering building a second US factory
SEOUL: Samsung is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to make it one of its smartphone battery suppliers, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said on Monday - a move that would diversify its supplier base after the failure of its Galaxy Note 7. Samsung, the world's top smartphone maker, currently procures Note batteries from group firm Samsung SDI and China's Amperex Technology. Chosun Ilbo quoted an industry official as saying that there was more than a 90 percent chance of a deal being struck and said that Samsung would likely begin…