Partnership shuffle: Daimler and Evonik consider ending their battery joint venture, and Bosch, GS Yuasa, and Mitsubishi start theirs

German carmaker Daimler and chemicals specialist Evonik are considering selling their lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery venture, Li-Tec Battery. The companies are hoping to get about $1.3 billion from the sale, in which they each have an equal stake. At around the same time, German industrial conglome...

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