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Billions in U.S. Battery Plant Investments May Not Be Enough to Meet Massive Demand

Bill Ford, chairman of Ford Motor Co., from left, Andy Beshear, governor of Kentucky, James Farley, CEO of Ford Motor Co., and Dong Seob Jee, CEO of SK Innovation, at a Ford announcement in Frankfort, Kentucky, Sept. 28, 2021.

Bill Ford, chairman of Ford Motor Co., from left, Andy Beshear, governor of Kentucky, James Farley, CEO of Ford Motor Co., and Dong Seob Jee, CEO of SK Innovation, at a Ford announcement in Frankfort, Kentucky, Sept. 28, 2021.

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