Fueled By Battery Boom: A Lithium Rush For Australia’s Outback?

Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

If electric-car sales continue to rise, then demand for battery cells will rise along with them. That, in turn, will lead to increase demand for the raw materials that make up those cells. Lithium-ion is currently the dominant chemistry for battery cells in electrified cars, and that’s creating a lithium-mining boom. DON’T MISS: LG Chem’s Large… …read more