Susan Decker and Ilya Banares

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

EV-Battery Rivals Prod Biden With Rare Trade Veto in Balance

The Ford F-150 The Ford F-150. SK Innovation Co., Ford’s battery supplier for its upcoming electric F-150 pickup truck, SK Innovation, faces a 10-year U.S. import ban on its Korean-made batteries and components after April 11. (Ford Motor Co.)

Two of the world’s largest electric-vehicle battery-makers have hired top Washington insiders to hold near-daily meetings with the Biden administration in a battle that could affect the electrification plans of Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG.

April 7, 2021