Apple reportedly wants ‘Apple Car’ batteries to be made in US

Chinese firms are said to have baulked at Apple’s insistence on making “Apple Car” batteries in US, meaning it’s more probable that the vehicle will be made by Taiwanese manufacturers.

Porsche's 800-volt battery pack, located in the floor of the car.Porsche’s 800-volt battery pack, located in the floor of the car.

Despite previous reports that Apple was in talks with Chinese battery manufacturers for the “Apple Car,” it is claimed that any deal is now unlikely. According to Digitimes, neither of China’s two largest battery suppliers, CATL and BYD, want to meet Apple’s requirement for US production.

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