Volvo and Nationwide are two notable investors in Foretellix, which provides a platform for testing and validating the performance of automated vehicles.
The Vietnamese startup says it will lease batteries to customers rather than including them as standard equipment.
With the help of 5G, autonomous vehicle developers in the world's largest car market have taken the lead in integrating roadway sensor data.
Companies are drawing the attention of customers and investors as they race to make their systems better and cheaper.
He says deconstructing old batteries and reusing their contents will play a linchpin role in the EV future.