RPT-UPDATE 1-French billionaire joins charge on car batteries

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(Repeats to widen distribution) (Adds further quotes) By Marcel Michelson ERGUE-GABERIC, France, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Billionaire corporate raider turned ecology activist Vincent Bollore on Thursday opened a factory to produce supercapacitators that can be used for electric cars that could fill the streets from Tokyo to Turin. The 36 million euro ($52.8 million) factory, on the site of a family's paper business started in 1822, will produce 100,000 supercapacitators -- electric energy ...

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