A new GM and Samsung SDI EV battery plant will create 1,700 jobs in St. Joseph County.
The companies say they plan to jointly operate the new facility, which will go live in 2026.
Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI are establishing an electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana. Targeted to start in 2025, the plant aims to have an initial annual production capacity of 23 gigawatt-hours, with an aim to increase to 33 GWh in the next few years. The total capacity could increase further as demand