» Can Japan and Toyota win the solid-state battery race? asia.nikkei.com/Business/Busin…
The intensifying global race is a challenge for Japan. China and South Korea rapidly eroded the country's dominance of the market for lithium-ion batteries. Determined to avoid a repeat, Japan's government is spearheading the commercialization of the latest battery technology.
Techno System Research says China and South Korea accounted for more than 70% of total shipments of automotive batteries in 2020. China's Contemporary Amperex Technology, or CATL, held a 26% share, and LG Chem controlled 23%.
"Japan's leadership in battery technology has not translated into a large domestic electric car market," the report warns. This may need to change quickly if the country is to fulfill its solid-state ambitions.

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