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Bollore Group's Canadian Arm to Expand Battery Plant

BatHium Canada's Montreal plant to expand production capacity to 15,000 electric car battery packs annually.

Published: 28-Mar-2011

MONTREAL - BatHium Canada plans to expand its Montreal-area plant in order to produce 15,000 lithium batteries annually for electric vehicles.

The company said Friday its $176-million investment in the plant will add 245 jobs over five years.

That's on top of 67 current positions currently at that location.


CODA electric car.

$394 million commitment will enable the company to rapidly industrialize the all-electric CODA car’s power system.

Better Place experimental battery swap station first debuted in 2009.

How consumers will pay for Better Place's services is yet to be worked out.

Chery Riich G5 Sedan

Better Place and Chery will jointly develop switchable-battery EV prototypes using Chery Riich G5 Sedan platform.


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