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Interactive Map:  Explore the US Electric Vehicle Supply Chain Dashboard Below

Thanks to Arzy, Pranathi, Reyna, Rena, Melissa, Emily, and other Wellesley Students for their help in assembling and maintaing the dataset underlying this dashboard. This project has been supported by the Brachmann Hoffman grant program and the Knapp Social Science Center at Wellesley College. Dashboard built using Tableau.

Selected Updates to the Dashboard


2024/5/2.  Rivian announces $827 million in state support for $1.5 billion expansion of Normal, IL factory. [Press release]

2024/4/24. Toyota announces EV manufacturing investment in Princeton, IN factory. [Press release]

2024/4/2.  Microvast puts construction of battery factory in TN on hold pending funding. [Media coverage]

2024/4/5.  UBE announced electrolyte factory in LA [Media coverage]

2024/3/26.  AESC expands investment in NC battery manufacturing [Media coverage]

2024/3/15.  DOE $2.3 billion loan to Lithium Americas Thacker Pass project in NV. [News coverage]

2024/3/7.  Changed Rivian's planned factory in GA to paused; expanded target capacity in IL. [Press release]

2023/12/19.  Changed LG Cathode facility in TN to in construction, but at a reduced size. [Press release]

2023/11/13.  Exxon announced plans to produce lithium from the Smackover District in AR. [Media coverage]

2023/10/26.  Exxon put second battery BlueOval Battery plant on pause. [Media coverage.]

2023/10/23.  Stellantis announced plans for new battery factory in Belvidere, IN. [Media coverage.]

2023/10/8.  Added LG planned expansion at Holland, MI factory to supply Toyota with batteries. [Press release.]

2023/9/13.  Added expanded investment by Hyundai and LG at Battery Metaplant in GA. [Press release.]

2023/9/9.  Added planned Gotion Battery Factory in Manteno, IL. [Press release.]

2023/8/9.  Changed ICL Lithium-Iron Phosphate facility to in construction. 


2023/8/7.  Changed North American Lithium Project in Quebec to in production. [Press release.]


2023/7/20. Changed Tesla Gigafactory Texas battery cell production to pilot.  

2023/7/12.  Changed GM Ramos Arizpe to pilot production based on reports of initial shipments of Chevy Blazer EV.  [Media coverage.]

2023/7/11.  Removed duplicate Hyundai / SK Battery factory in GA from dashboard.  This error led to double counting of jobs, investment, and projected battery manufacturing capacity related to that site.

2023/7/7.  Changed status of Microvast Separator Plant in Kentucky to cancelled.  [Media coverage]

2023/7/7.  Updated Stellantis / LG Battery Plant based on new subsidy support from Canadian and Ontario governments [Press release]

2023/7/7.  Updated 6K PlusCAM Plant in Jackson, TN to 'under construction.' [Media coverage]

2023/6/27.  Updated BMW Plant Woodruff to 'under construction.' [Press release]

2023/6/26.  Added Element 25's planned high purity manganese sulfate refinery outside Baton Rouge, LA. [Press release]

2023/6/13.  GM and Samsung SDI announced that their new 30GWh battery cell factory will be located in New Carlisle, IN.  [Press release.]

2023/6/5.  Signet SK announced opening of EV fast-charger manufacturing facility in Plano, TX. [Press release]


2023/5/31.  Toyota announced it was expanding its investment in its EV battery plant, current under construction in Liberty, NC, again.  [Press release]

2023/5/26.  BlueBird announced completion of EV school bus expansion project.  [Press release]

2023/5/17.  LioChem announced factory to product carbon nanotubes for lithium-ion batteries in Franklin, KY.  [Press release]

2023/5/8.  Tesla official broke ground on lithium hydroxide refinery outside Corpus Christi, TX.  [Blog post]

2023/4/25.  GM and Samsung SDI announce plans for 30GWh battery cell factory to open in 2026.  Location TBD.  [Press release]


2023/4/25.  GM and Samsung SDI announce plans for 30GWh battery cell factory to open in 2026.  Location TBD.  [Press release]

2023/4/20.  Microvast announced plans to build its advanced separator plant in Hopkinsville, KY. [Press release]

2023/4/13.  Group14 started construction on BAM-2, its silicon battery materials factory, in Moses Lake, Washington. [Press release]

2023/3/30.  Sayona Mining and Piedmont Lithium restarted lithium spodumene production at mine in Quebec. [Press release]

2023/3/29.  Faraday Future began production of its flagship EV at ieFactory in Hanford, California. [Press release]


2023/3/26.  Cirba Solutions announces recycling facility near Columbia, South Carolina. [Press release]  

2023/3/24.  Ford announces production target of 500,000 trucks per year for BlueOval City in Stanton, Tennessee. [Press release]

2023/3/24.  LG Energy Solution announced plans for Arizona battery factory would be four times larger than initially announced. [Press release]

2023/3/6. Scout Motors (backed by Volkswagen) plans EV factory for Blythewood, South Carolina. [Press release]

2023/3/6. Amprius is planning a silicon anode battery cell factory for Brighton, Colorado. [Press release]

2023/3/2.  Construction has started on Lithium Americas mine at Thacker Pass, despite last-minute legal action.   [Media coverage]

2023/3/1.  Li-Cycle announced conditional loan from DOE's Advanced VEhicles Manufacturing Loans Program. [Press release]

2023/3/1.  Tesla announced start of construction of lithium refinery in Corpus Christy, TX, with commissioning to take place by end of 2023.

2023/3/1.  Tesla announced plans to build a new EV factory in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.  [Media coverage]

2023/2/13.  Ford announced plans to build a 35 GWh battery factory employeeing 2500 people in Marshall, Michigan in partnership with CATL.  It is a $3.5 billion investment with a target production date of 2026.  The plant will produce LFP batteries.  [Press release]

2023/2/9.  Redwood Materials announced the start of production at its Northern Nevada Battery Materials Campus and $2 billion loan from the DOE's Advanced Vehicles Manufacturing Loans Program.  [Press release]


2023/2/8.  Lithium America's Thacker Pass mine inches closer to construction, despite opposition from the indigenous community and environmentalists, with a favorable court ruling and a $650 million investment from GM.  [GM Press release][Media coverage]

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James Morton Turner, Charged:  A History  of Batteries and Lessons for a Clean Energy Future (University of Washington Press, 2022).

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