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The surprising leader in EVs

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The number one producer of electric vehicles in the world is … BYD? On today’s show, we look at how the Chinese EV manufacturer rose from a battery company to global dominance. It took a mix of obsessive attention to detail, scale, government support and … guitar-string-related quirks. Plus, we consider whether BYD can crack the U.S. market.

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