BYD China Starts Operations at its Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Factory in Brazil


GREEN MOBILITY/GO ECO GREEN21. Global clean energy giant BYD recently began operations at its third plant in Brazil, which is also the South American country’s very first factory for lithium iron phosphate batteries, at the Manaus Industrial Zone (PIM). The manufacturing plant, located in the northern state of Amazonas, is dedicated to the production of lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries, and is primarily focused on installing these onto electric bus chassis. With an initial investment of R$15 million (USD 2.7 million), the factory, covering 5,000 square meters, will foster the electric mobility market in Brazil and allow for future expansions if necessary. A report carried by Go Eco Green21 states that the new plant has a production capacity of up to 18 thousand battery modules per year, and it is expected to deliver 1,000 battery modules by September this year.

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