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Prime Minister of Canada Tours NextStar Energy EV Battery Plant

March 14, 2024,  Windsor, Ontario - Today, NextStar Energy CEO Danies Lee and members of the leadership team welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for an update tour of the 4.23-million-square-foot battery manufacturing plant site in Windsor, Ontario. The prime minister visited the module building where he was provided an update on the construction progress and a demonstration of EV battery module production and quality processes, plus greeted numerous NextStar Energy Canadian employees. Operations are on track to start in mid-2024. Once complete, NextStar Energy will create more than 2,500 new Canadian jobs, with an annual production capacity of up to 49.5 gigawatt-hours. NextStar Energy is a JV formed by Stellantis and LG Energy Solution and will serve as Canada's first large-scale EV battery manufacturing facility.
 
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