Two big stories this week about the Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD:
BATTERIES: Rather than buy lithium, a key ingredient in EV batteries, on the open market and face steadily rising prices, the company instead will buy six of its own mines in Africa. (THE PAPER — in Chinese)
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