PARIS – Suppliers won’t provide all the new components for Renault SA’s electric vehicles: The auto maker will establish at least two factories to assemble lithium-ion battery packs. Makers of the Li-ion cells will ship them to Renault for packaging, says Jerome Perrin, who is director of carbon-dioxide and environment advanced projects. At least the first battery cells will be coming from Japan, where Renault’s alliance partner, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., has a battery joint venture with ...

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