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Members of Congress Allege Ford-CATL Deal Using Tech from Chinese Companies with Military Ties

A proposed deal in which Ford would use technology from China-based EV battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) to build a Michigan battery factory has come under additional Congressional scrutiny.

Ford Battery Investment Using CATL Technology To Be Paused

Yesterday, news reports indicated that Ford Motor Co. would temporarily halt construction of a $3.5 billion electric vehicle battery plant project in Michigan that would see Ford rely on technology from Chinese company CATL.

Members of Congress Press Ford on CATL Battery Deal

Key members of Congress continue to push automaker Ford on an agreement it reached with Chinese company Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) to work together on a Michigan battery factory.

U.S. House CCP Select Committee Members Push U.S. Automakers away from China

Last week, Chairman Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ranking Member Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) of the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party met with the CEOs of Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. and leading automotive suppliers in Detroit, Michigan, with a goal of figuring "how Congress can help

U.S. Congressional Hearing on Clean Energy Tax Credits and Benefits to China

Last week, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on "The U.S. Tax Code Subsidizing Green Corporate Handouts and the Chinese Communist Party."

U.S. Congressman Raises Questions on Ford/CATL Deal

In a letter sent earlier this week, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO) raised several questions with Ford CEO Jim Farley about the company's partnership with a Chinese company, and warned that as a result of the automaker’s use of electric vehicle tax credits

U.S. Senator Seeks Federal Review of Ford/CATL Investment

A Republican Senator is calling for a Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review of the licensing agreement between Ford Motor Company and Chinese company Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) that was signed earlier this week.
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