How the U.S. and China Stack Up in EV-Battery Production

how China got ahead—and what the U.S. can do to catch up. The U.S. falls behind in the battery-making process for electric vehicles, from sourcing raw materials to assembling components, in comparison to China.

China is the clear leader in electric vehicle power. The United States is behind in almost all steps of the battery-making procedure, from sourcing raw material to assembling components. The WSJ examines how the U.S. can overcome such disadvantages. Illustration: Michael Tabb.