In addition to electric vehicle battery plants that are already in operation in the United States, 13 additional plants have been announced and are expected to be operational within the next 5 years. Of the 13 plants that are planned, eight are joint ventures between automakers and battery manufacturers. Many of these new plants will be located in the Southeast or Midwest.
Note: TBD = to be determined.
Sources: Crain Communications, Automotive News, "Battery plants in the works," October 25, 2021, p. 8.
Toyota Newsroom, Toyota Selects North Carolina Greensboro-Randolph Site for New U.S. Automotive Battery Plant, December 06, 2021.