Feuding Korean firms risk disrupting electric car battery supplies

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Feuding Korean firms risk disrupting electric car battery supplies

Rivals hit each other with US lawsuits for battery patent infringements in a bitter row.

In 2018, South Korea's SK Innovation beat its larger, local rival LG Chem to a multibillion dollar deal to supply German carmaker Volkswagen with electric vehicle batteries in the United States. With great fanfare, SK Innovation (SKI) broke ground in March on a US$1.7 billion (£1.3 ...

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