Brian Parkin

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Germany, France Team Up on Battery Plant to Rival Tesla, China

Peter Altmaier, Germany's economy and energy minister, gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt Energy Summit in Germany on Jan. 21. Peter Altmaier, Germany's economy and energy minister, gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt Energy Summit in Germany on Jan. 21. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Germany and France set out a blueprint for a giant battery factory, advancing Europe’s bid to rival the capacity of Tesla Inc. China to supply the key part for electric vehicles.

Brian Parkin | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2020