#THEwashingtonpost: #Biden’s plan to rev up the electric car market is complicated by battery supplies

President Biden’s ambitious plan to jump-start the U.S. electric vehicle market faces a roadblock: a weak supply chain that is making it difficult for American automakers to get enough batteries to scale up production.

And that short shortage could get worse, depending on whether Biden intervenes this week in a dispute between two top South Korean manufacturers over moves by one to open a battery plant in Georgia to serve the U.S. market. Hanging in the balance are plans by Volkswagen and Ford to roll out about 340,000 new electric vehicles over the next several years.

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2021/04/04/electric-cars-batteries/

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