GM Doubling Size of Warren Advanced Auto Battery Lab

GM Battery Testing Lab Rendering

In brief: General Motors has announced they're investing $8 million to double the size of the Global Battery Systems Lab on the Warren, Michigan GM Technical Center Campus.

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GM Warren GBS Lab Rendering

The expansion of the lab and testing facility will increase the square footage from 30,000 to 63,000 and provide more space for on-site testing of current and new battery cell and pack technologies.

Most of the new space will be taken from the engine testing facility, which will be revamped to ad to the battery testing labs.

The expansion will help GM work with third-party battery providers to test both cells and battery packs. These will greatly expand GM's capabilities for electrically driven vehicle development.

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Several testing and development areas for design are a part of what the GBS Lab does, including safety and abuse tolerance, manufacturing and engineering, component development and engineering, and more.

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