(Reuters) - Corporations across a variety of industries - auto, energy, electronics, aerospace, telecom - have invested in startup companies engaged in various aspects of automotive electrification, including batteries, charging devices and complete vehicles.
Here is a short list of prominent non-automotive corporate investors and the electrification startups they have funded:
Intel Corp (technology): Prieto, Qnovo, Enovix, Chargifi, WiTricity
Qualcomm Inc (technology): Amionx, Enovix
BP PLC (energy): StoreDot, FreeWire, StoreDot
Royal Dutch Shell PLC (energy): Ample
Boeing Co (aerospace): Cuberg
Airbus SE (aerospace): GBatteries
Verizon Communications Inc (telecom): Elegus, SwiftMile
Samsung Electronics (electronics): Sila Nanotechnologies, Solid Power, StoreDot
ABB (industrial): Enervalis
Reporting by Paul Lienert in Detroit; Editing by Tom Brown
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