China's Electric Dream

China's Electric Dream


Coming up today: how China took control of the world’s lithium supply and we explain why your next car could be a threat to national security. Western automakers built their fortunes on the internal combustion engine. Now China has ambitions to define the electric vehicle age.

The stories we talked about this week (and more!):

China Built Your iPhone. Will It Build Your Next Car?

The Rise and Precarious Reign of China’s Battery King

Is Your New Car a Threat to National Security?

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Produced and edited by Matt Burgess

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