Lithium – CNBC reported that Tesla's proposed lithium-ion battery Gigafactory brings with it a supply-chain challenge: securing enough lithium and other battery materials like graphite to keep both the Gigafactory and Tesla's business model humming.
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Lithium – EV World reported that while the price of lithium-ion batteries are bound to drop, consumers should not anticipate the cost of electric vehicles to follow suit until standardization in the auto industry is reached.
Rare Earth – The Wall St. Sector Selector reported that a likely slide in prices for electric vehicles will represent a surge in demand for rare earth elements.
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Orocobre Ltd’s Chairman, James D. Calaway said that electric vehicles no longer dictate lithium production as demand for lithium ion batteries used for electronic products have increased considerably.
Lithium – Reliable and dynamic energy storage systems are key to making renewable sources of energy viable and to opening up new markets for lithium-based battery systems.
Lithium – The lack of adequate electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure may be the greatest barrier to the widespread adoption of EVs in the United States.
Lithium – Over the next decade, significant growth in the global electric vehicle market will translate into equally significant growth in the lithium battery market.
Lithium – Boeing’s Dreamliner battery woes are casting a dark shadow on both lithium batteries and the electric car industry. However, most electric car makers use lithium-manganese batteries, which are considered much safer in terms of thermal stability.
Zinc – Zinc’s use in the energy world's increasingly important battery sector is beginning to challenge current lithium and lead models.
Lithium – Some of the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking car manufacturers are rolling out their latest lines of lithium-ion battery-powered electric vehicles in 2013.