Like Musk, nickel-rich Indonesia has high electric vehicle ambitions

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By Fransiska Nangoy, Gayatri Suroyo and Bernadette Christina JAKARTA (Reuters) – Armed with the world’s largest reserves of nickel and a ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesia is making itself indispensable for the electric vehicle industry, which uses the metal extensively. In just three years, Indonesia has signed more than a dozen deals worth more than $15 billion for battery and electric vehicle production in the country with manufacturers including Hyundai Motor, LG Group and Foxconn. Next up is the mammoth Tesla Inc, the world’s most valuable automaker. President Joko Widodo has pull…

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