Chinese battery manufacturer Farasis Energy has announced it will begin supplying sodium-ion battery packs to Renault majority-owned Jiangling Motors Electric Vehicle (JMEV). The packs are expected to be used in the company’s small EV model the EV3. Farasis Energy released plans for a new lithium-ion gigafactory to be built in Jiangzi province, China, in August 2022 with an eventual annual production capacity target of 30GWh. Recently, the company announced that some of the production lines have been converted for the production of sodium-ion batteries, which has reportedly enabled mass production of the sodium-ion powered EV3 before the 30 June 2023.
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