- January 22, 2019
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Here's another one about batteries for electric cars. Panasonic and Toyota have announced a partnership to research, manufacture, and sell batteries for green automobiles. Panasonic, which has a partnership with Tesla for the Palo Alto-based company's Nevada factory, is the world's biggest manufacturer of electric car batteries. Chinese manufacturers are responsible for two places among the top five while Toyota is nowhere in the picture. But rankings simplify the complex ecosystem underpinning electric car batteries. China. This FT article is an interesting read because it highlights the race among top car manufacturers to ensure a supply of basic working materials for electric batteries as they ramp up EV production.