Since the possibility of replacing carbon-based fuel with lithium-ion batteries was envisioned five years ago, skeptics have argued that there may not be enough lithium to make the switch viable. However, recent research shows that there is no reason for concern.
Articles Tagged "Lithium Demand"
Increased use of electric vehicles and electronic devices such as iPhones is driving lithium-ion battery demand and may push lithium consumption to double or triple in the next eight years.
Canada Lithium is achieving meaningful progress towards completing its Quebec open-pit lithium carbonate mine, which will have a spodumene processing plant on site and is expected to be productive for 15 years.
With electric vehicles forming the fastest-growing segment in the US auto market for Q1, investors may be interested in understanding what the future holds and what factors have inspired these sales.
Despite a challenging year, some new lithium battery technological developments may be paving a new brighter future for electric vehicles and growth of the broader lithium industry.
Minyanville reports that despite the release of oil this month the demand for rare earth metals like lithium should remain high.
From Australia to Japan to the US, major partnerships and strategic collaborations appear to be catalyzing strong marketing and technological bench strength to drive activity within the lithium field.
With more than 22 million electric bikes sold in China last year, the demand for lithium ion battery technology is under potential threat as increased transportation regulations would increase ownership costs and reduce the demands for domestic electric bicycle use.
The Axcess News reports on the Lithium Demand: