A NIO vehicle battery pack on a pallet at the company’s production facility in Hefei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Bloomberg
A NIO vehicle battery pack on a pallet at the company’s production facility in Hefei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s EV battery manufacturers race to develop new technologies that are less reliant on pricey metals

  • Electric car assemblers like NIO and Xpeng are now in a race for supremacy in the future of mobility, and new battery technologies may well be the key
  • But refashioning a segment that is vast, fast-changing and vital to the broader industry will not be easy, analysts warn

Topic |   Electric cars
A NIO vehicle battery pack on a pallet at the company’s production facility in Hefei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Bloomberg
A NIO vehicle battery pack on a pallet at the company’s production facility in Hefei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Bloomberg
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