General Motors Co is “almost there” on developing an electric vehicle battery that will last one million miles, a top executive said on Tuesday. The automaker also is working on next-generation batteries even more advanced than the new Ultium battery that it unveiled in March, according to GM Executive Vice President Doug Parks, who was speaking at an online investor conference. He did not specify a timeline for the introduction of the million-mile battery but said “multiple teams” at GM are working on such advances as zero-cobalt electrodes, solid-state electrolytes and ultra-fast charging. Current electric vehicle batteries typically last 100,000 to 200,000 miles. Reuters reported exclusively in early May that Tesla, in partnership with Chinese battery maker CATL, plans to introduce its own million-mile battery later this year or early next. CATL provides battery cells to other vehicle manufacturers and has supply agreements in China with GM […]