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LG Energy Solution and GM to build $2.1bn U.S. battery factory

South Korean, American partners to equally share costs for 3rd plant in country

General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Jan. 25 announces the largest investment in company history in its home state of Michigan.   © AP

SEOUL (Reuters) -- South Korea's LG Energy Solution (LGES) plans to spend $2.1 billion with General Motors to build a U.S. electric vehicle (EV) battery plant, parent firm LG Chem said on Tuesday.

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