TOKYO, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nissan Motor Co and NEC Corp will invest at least $1.1 billion to make lithium-ion batteries for about 200,000 electric and hybrid cars annually in 2011 or later, the Nikkei business daily said on Monday. Nissan, NEC and NEC Tokin Corp have a joint venture to start manufacturing lithium-ion batteries from next year. It will have an initial capacity to supply 13,000 units a year, which will be first be used in forklifts. The companies have said they plan ...
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