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Honda teams with GM to create better electric-car batteries

Partnership covers North America following CATL tie-up in China

Honda Motor plans to include batteries developed with General Motors in North American electric vehicles that will succeed the limited-release Clarity.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Honda Motor and General Motors will partner to develop new lithium-ion batteries for North America that charge faster and keep cars running longer than current offerings, boosting the Japanese company's lagging presence for fully electric autos.

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