FOCUS: China removes high-energy density requirement for new EV battery projects

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 20 December 2018

The requirement for a higher energy density in new electric vehicle (EV) battery projects has been removed from the official regulations on automobile industry investment published by the country’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on its website.

The energy density threshold was removed from the final version of the regulations on Tuesday December 18 due to the current technology not being developed enough to support an EV battery reaching such a high-energy density, market participants said.

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