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.
Lithium – Phys.org reported that calculations made by Rice University showed that a graphene-boron anode should be able to hold a lot of lithium and perform at a proper voltage for use in lithium-ion batteries.
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that the United States Federal Aviation Administration has approved the design changes proposed by Boeing Co for its 787 Dreamliner lithium batteries. The company can now start repairing its fleet of 50 planes which have been grounded since January and has cost the company roughly $600 million.
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said Boeing Co is very close to getting approval from the US FAA for a fix to its 787 Dreamliner batteries.
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Boeing Co. final test flight for its grounded 787 Dreamliner will set the stage for the regulatory review of the lithium battery upgrades.
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Boeing Co. is planning its final test flight for the 787 in the “coming days.” Once the US FAA approves the changes and allows the plane to resume commercial flights, Boeing would make upgrades to the batteries with Japan Airlines Co. and All Nippon Airways Co. first in line.
Lithium – Highpower International Inc (NASDAQ:HPJ), a lithium rechargeable batteries provider, has released its fourth quarter and full year reports for 2012. The company had garnered net sales of $112.6M for 2012 fiscal year, which is 2% more than the previous year .
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Boeing 787 officials are said to be preparing possible solutions to show to the United States Federal Aviation Administration to ensure that the battery of the 787 Dreamliner will not damage the plane or emit smoke.
Lithium – Reuters reported Panasonic Corp (NYSE:PC,TYO:6752) may curtail its expanded production of solar panels and small lithium batteries for electronics.