General Motors is betting lithium-metal battery chemistry will increase range and lower costs for future electric cars.
During a Washington Post Live virtual conference Thursday, GM president Mark Reuss announced the automaker will move to lithium-metal for its next-generation batteries, and is entering into a partnership with SolidEnergy Systems (SES) for development and production. GM was an early investor in SES, in 2015.
That agreement includes plans for a joint “manufacturing prototyping line” in Woburn, Massachusetts, which will…
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