LG Chem is prepared to invest $4.5 billion over the next five years to expand battery capacity in the United States. In a Thursday email, according to Bloomberg Green , LG Chem said it would not only sink $4.5 billion into battery capacity expansion, but it would hire 10,000 workers. The company hatched the plan over the last year in response to what it says as the growing demand for electric vehicles and President Biden’s ambitious green policies. Several automakers are planning to electrify their fleet of vehicles. Ford and GM have vowed to go all electric—at least in Europe—by 2030. Jaguar, too, has plans to become an all electric car manufacturer by 2025. Companies heavily invested in EVs and EV tech have been emboldened in the United State’s by President Biden’s support for the electric vehicle industry—and all signs point to this trend continuing, but has been temporarily […]