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Ford to manufacture own EV batteries

The US-based car maker plans to open a battery development center in southeastern Michigan next year.

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US car manufacturer Ford plans to produce its own batteries for electric cars and to open a battery development center in southeastern Michigan next year.

Ford thereby mimics the moves made by General Motors and Volkswagen, which already invest in battery plants through partnerships, writes The Wall Street Journal.

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