CQ Roll Call: "With EV Batteries in Demand, Some in GOP Say 'No' to China"
Senior Fellow Mike Toman is quoted extensively in a widely syndicated article about growing calls for domestic battery production.
Mike Toman, a senior fellow of the nonpartisan Resources for the Future, said in an interview that significant Chinese firms are often closely linked with the political leadership in Beijing.
“Anything that is part of the larger industrial complex, the Chinese government has some connection with it,” Toman said. “These companies don’t just go off on their own and do stuff.”..
Decades later, Chinese electric-vehicle manufacturing remains decades ahead of the U.S. and other industrialized nations...
Before entering a joint venture with a Chinese EV company, an American car company will make clear the terms of the deal, including intellectual property, technology and financial details, Toman said.
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RFF Live — Mar 28, 2023
The Global Energy Outlook 2023: Sowing the Seeds of an Energy Transition
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