Samsung and Stellantis building $2.5 billion EV battery plant in Indiana

Samsung SDI, a division of the Samsung conglomerate, is a leading supplier of batteries for electric vehicles. Its clients for EV batteries include the likes of Hyundai and Rivian. Last year, the company announced a joint venture with Stellantis to make batteries for electric cars across its various brands. Stellantis owns some of the world’s […]

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Samsung is developing stacked smartphone batteries inspired by electric cars

Samsung SDI’s experience in electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing could soon come into play for the mobile market. The company is reportedly planning to adopt the stacking technology used for EV batteries to manufacture smartphone batteries with increased capacities. Smartphone batteries use a so-called “flat jelly roll” design. However, switching to a stacked design similar […]

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Samsung likely to post 50% higher operating profit for Q1 2022

Samsung announced its Q1 2022 earnings estimates earlier today. Thanks to solid gains through semiconductor chip and smartphone sales, the South Korean tech giant expects to post its highest Q1 earnings since 2018. In its earnings guidance, the company said that it expects its revenue to reach up to KRW 78 trillion (around $64 billion) […]

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Samsung begins construction of a new EV battery plant in the US

As the world is moving towards greener technology for transportation, Samsung is also planning to make its presence felt in the industry. According to the latest report by The Korea Herald, Samsung SDI has begun building its own EV battery plant in the US to power electric vehicles. Notably, Samsung is setting up the EV […]

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Samsung SDI profit rises 14.6% as EV car sales increase worldwide

Earlier today, Samsung Electronics unveiled its Q4 2021 earnings. Now, Samsung SDI, the South Korean tech giant’s battery-making arm, has published its quarterly results. The company’s net profit increased by 14.6% compared to Q4 2020, thanks to solid electric vehicle sales across the world. Samsung SDI’s Q4 2021 sales increased to KRW 3.81 trillion (around […]

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Samsung to build its first EV battery plant in the US

Following the rumors from earlier this week, Samsung has announced that it will enter the North American EV battery space by building its first battery plant in the US. The company has signed a joint venture with carmaker Stellantis for its upcoming battery plant. Samsung SDI will finally be able to better compete with its […]

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Samsung joins hands with Stellantis to make batteries for electric vehicles

Samsung SDI, a Samsung Group firm, is among the biggest battery makers in the world. It supplies batteries for electric vehicles from companies like Hyundai and Rivian. It has now signed a joint venture with global carmaker Stellantis to make batteries for its electric cars across various brands. No details have been revealed regarding the […]

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Galaxy S22 has the same battery supplier as the Galaxy Note 7

What comes to your mind when someone mentions the Galaxy Note 7? It’s probably the device’s flawed battery that was a fire hazard. The battery was the entire reason why Samsung had to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7 weeks after it was released. Samsung reevaluated its battery supply chain after the incident. It ceased all […]

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Galaxy M52 5G battery capacity may not meet expectations

The Galaxy A52 5G turned out to be an excellent mid-range smartphone, featuring a high-refresh-rate Super AMOLED display, an OIS-equipped camera, stereo speakers, and water resistance. It was revealed four months ago that Samsung is working on more variants of the smartphone in the form of the Galaxy F52 5G and the Galaxy M52 5G. […]

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Samsung greenlights plans for yet another U.S. factory

Samsung greenlit plans for yet another factory in the United States, South Korean media report. And no, this isn’t about Samsung Electronics and its up-and-coming chipmaking monster project in the heart of Texas. The new report concerns its sister company, Samsung SDI, which is currently in the process of planning a new battery plant. The […]

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Samsung’s next-gen flagship killer may have been delayed

Samsung was expected to launch three new smartphones—Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy Z Flip 3, and Galaxy Z Fold 3—in August 2021. However, it appears that the Galaxy S21 FE launch may be delayed by a couple of months. Multiple reports are hinting towards critical component shortage as the reason for the delayed launch. Galaxy S21 […]

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Samsung plots massive battery tech investment with… a major rival?!

Samsung Digital Interface, the battery-making arm of the Korean electronics juggernaut, is on the verge of making the most significant long-term investment in its future since… well, it’s been a while. But according to newly emerged media reports, the conglomerate is presently considering joining forces with SK Group in order to pursue a new battery […]

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Samsung SDI share prices drop as its EV battery plans go against the grain

Samsung SDI stock prices dropped 3.91% at the beginning of the week after brokerage firm Morgan Stanley cut the target price for Samsung SDI shares by 20,000 won ($18), down to 550,000 won ($496). The firm argued that EV (electric vehicle) battery manufacturers are failing to generate profits as they continue focusing on expansion and […]

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Samsung’s new PixCell LED headlamp uses ISOCELL-like pixel isolation tech

Samsung has detailed its next-gen LED module for intelligent headlights, PixCell LED, in a fresh official introduction video. In Samsung’s own words, PixCell LED is the perfect solution for energy efficient lamps fit for the sleek and stylish vehicles of the future. It’s an Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB) solution that leverages Samsung’s advanced semiconductor technology […]

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Samsung unveils LED for EV headlamps, discusses batteries with BMW

Samsung has had an eye on the automotive market for years. Senior researcher and Samsung SDS Senior VP Kim Do-kyun said half a decade ago that Automotive will ultimately be the next big thing in the information technology sector, and in more recent years we’ve witnessed Samsung becoming increasingly involved with the automotive sector. Today, Samsung […]

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Rivian’s electric vehicles will use Samsung’s batteries

Samsung SDI is among the world’s biggest battery makers, and it supplies batteries for smartphones, laptops, wearables, and even electric vehicles. Now, the company has announced that it will supply batteries for Rivian’s electric pickup trucks. The company’s pickup trucks will be launched later this year. Rivian and Samsung SDI have jointly announced that the […]

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Rivian’s electric vehicles will use Samsung’s batteries

Samsung SDI is among the world’s biggest battery makers, and it supplies batteries for smartphones, laptops, wearables, and even electric vehicles. Now, the company has announced that it will supply batteries for Rivian’s electric pickup trucks. The company’s pickup trucks will be launched later this year. Rivian and Samsung SDI have jointly announced that the […]

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Rivian’s electric vehicles will use Samsung’s batteries

Samsung SDI is among the world’s biggest battery makers, and it supplies batteries for smartphones, laptops, wearables, and even electric vehicles. Now, the company has announced that it will supply batteries for Rivian’s electric pickup trucks. The company’s pickup trucks will be launched later this year. Rivian and Samsung SDI have jointly announced that the […]

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Rivian’s electric vehicles will use Samsung’s batteries

Samsung SDI is among the world’s biggest battery makers, and it supplies batteries for smartphones, laptops, wearables, and even electric vehicles. Now, the company has announced that it will supply batteries for Rivian’s electric pickup trucks. The company’s pickup trucks will be launched later this year. Rivian and Samsung SDI have jointly announced that the […]

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Samsung SDI was the third-largest smartphone battery maker in 2020

Samsung SDI was among the top 3 smartphone battery manufacturers in 2020. Global revenue from all manufacturers combined reached a total of $7.5 billion last year, and Samsung was able to capture 15% of the market. The segment was led by Amperex Technology (ATL) with a market share of 42%. LG Chem was the second-largest […]

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