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China, Europe winning EV ‘battery arms race,’ House committee told

Carl Meyer, Ottawa Insider
February 23rd 2021

The House of Commons natural resources committee has embarked on a study of “critical minerals” in Canada — a term referring to the raw materials like lithium, nickel, cobalt, graphite, aluminum and copper that go into making lithium-ion batteries, the standard workhorse of the electric vehicle (EV) and energy-storage world. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is included on this piece about the need for national coordination and leadership in our EV/battery strategy.

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