Tuesday 28 November 2023
Europe relies on lithium battery imports; auto part export surplus may reverse
Industry sources indicated that Europe's heavy dependence on imported lithium batteries could lead to a reversal of the current surplus in car component exports.
Thursday 23 November 2023
Aleees aims to claim 300k tonnes of LFP material market by 2030
Chang Sheng-shih, chairman of Taiwan-based Advanced Lithium Electrochemistry (Aleees), said on November 21 that the company has been licensing patents to non-Chinese lithium battery...
Tuesday 3 October 2023
Slumping lithium prices signal angst over China's demand outlook
Lithium prices are spiraling down toward the lowest level in two years on concerns over the strength of Chinese demand for the material, a key ingredient in electric vehicle batter...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
China's lithium battery firms set up shop in the US despite IRA 2022
The tax incentives of the US Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) are luring lithium battery supply chains to swiftly set up shop in the country, gradually disrupting the initial...
Monday 21 August 2023
Energy storage lithium batteries carry the risk of 'thermal runaway'
In recent years, fire accidents at energy storage sites in Taiwan and abroad have brought great attention to the issue of energy storage battery safety. Industry insiders point out...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
US fosters local lithium battery production to offset China's dominance
Lithium battery cells made in China account for more than 50% of the global energy storage system and EV market share. Suppliers from other countries will encounter tremendous challenges...
Thursday 3 August 2023
Top lithium miner Albemarle boosts outlook as EV demand recovers
Albemarle Corp. boosted its outlook for the year as lithium prices rebounded after a months-long rout.
Monday 10 July 2023
LGES nearly triples lithium materials procurement from SQM
Battery maker LG Energy Solution and mining company SQM announced that they have agreed upon new lithium materials procurement that will last until 2029. The new agreement means LGES...
Monday 3 July 2023
China jumps ahead in the rush to secure lithium from Africa
China's early move to tap new centers of lithium supply across Africa is reaping rewards, helping the top electric-vehicle battery producer navigate a tight market for the key meta...
Monday 26 June 2023
Will sodium-ion battery launch stabilize lithium carbonate prices?
China-based automakers such as Chery and Jiangling Motors (JMC) have started to use sodium-ion batteries in their EVs. The adoption has raised the question of whether it would cool...
Thursday 1 June 2023
STMicroelectronics makes lithium batteries perform better and last longer with high-accuracy BMS controller
STMicroelectronics' L9961 battery-management-system (BMS) device provides market-leading accuracy and flexibility to enhance the performance, lifetime, and safety of Li-ion and Li-polymer...
Wednesday 24 May 2023
Emerging lithium supplier Argentina says it's close to US deal under IRA
The world's fastest-growing lithium producer says it could soon gain access to the US market.
Tuesday 23 May 2023
Ford secures multiple lithium deals to make 2 million EVs by 2026
Ford Motors announced several agreements with lithium companies on May 22, a step forward to support its EV ambitions. The carmaker also aims to achieve a margin of 8% of earnings...
Friday 12 May 2023
Lithium companies Allkem and Livent to merge as the mineral grows important for EVs
Global lithium chemical companies Allkem and Livent announced their merger that will create a new company with a value of US$10.6 billion. The tie-up of the two entities is poised...
Thursday 11 May 2023
Head of new lithium giant building supply chain for Americas
The soon-to-be chief executive of what will become the world's third-biggest lithium producer says the new company will focus on building a supply chain in the Americas, as US automakers...
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