General Motors and Microvast to Develop Specialized EV Battery Separator Collaboration includes construction of new U.S. separator facilityBackNew separator technology will aim to improve safety, charging, battery lifeGM named to U.S. Department of Energy Battery500 ConsortiumDETROIT – General Motors and battery manufacturer Microvast will work together to develop specialized EV battery separator technology and build a new separator plant in the U.S., which is expected to create hundreds of new jobs. Separators are safety-critical EV battery components that serve to separate the anode from the cathode, allowing for ion transfer. The companies will work together to develop new separator technology that can help improve EV safety, charging and battery life. ###Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements: This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are any statements other than statements of historical fact and represent our current judgement about possible future events.