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Europe is beating the US in the battery race–with China’s help (qz.com)
9 points by mpweiher 19 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

At the Tesla Q2 earnings call it was announced that the plan was to eventually increase battery production to about 100 times the present level, so maybe the US is going to take the lead back


Maybe. The chances are entirely dependent on Tesla's success. Europe has many more carmakers making the bet. I'd wager Europe has better odds.

Tesla has the advantage of the new technology from Maxwell, but maybe Europe will charge ahead too. I hope they both succeed.

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