Jaguar will pause I-Pace production because of battery shortage

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Jaguar Land Rover plans to stop making the I-Pace electric SUV for a week because of a battery shortage at supplier LG Chem, The Times reported on Sunday.

The production halt will start Monday, February 17th, in Graz, Austria, where contract manufacturer Magna Steyer makes the I-Pace for Jaguar Land Rover. When the I-Paces stop rolling off the line, it will be at least the third time that a battery shortage at LG Chem has affected the production of an electric vehicle.

Back in 2017, Hyundai fell behind on production of its Ioniq EV because LG Chem reportedly couldn’t keep up with demand for its batteries. In April 2019, a supply shortage at LG Chem caused Audi to delay the deliveries of its first electric car, the E-Tron. Audi…

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