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Report: EV Manufacturers Must Be Careful As Demand Grows To Retain “Clean” Label

October 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre

While China is currently the key supplier for many of the components (~86%) found in automotive lithium-ion batteries, as electric vehicle production and sales pick up, this reality will be changing — potentially leading auto manufacturers to ultimately source from disreputable companies and countries involved in environmental destruction and/or human rights abuses (slavery, etc.). That's according to a new report from the UK-based risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft

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