Samsung SDI Will Produce 4640 & 4660 Battery Cells

Tesla introduced the world to the 4680 battery cell. At 46 millimeters in diameter and 80 millimeters long, it was supposed to be ne plus ultra of batteries — the perfect size for getting the most bang for the buck out of an EV battery pack. But Samsung SDI has other ideas. It is working on 4680 battery cells for Tesla, which is the biggest game in town, but it is also trialing shorter versions of the “fat cells” it hopes to provide to other manufacturers like Volvo, BMW, and Stellantis.

According to Korean news source The Elec, manufacturers could stack two levels of 4640 cells one on top of the other to create a dual level battery pack. While that arrangement may be somewhat…


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