The English region wants to produce the metal used in car batteries but has to prove it can do so at scale
In February auto manufacturers Audi and Jaguar Land Rover temporarily halted the production of flagship electric vehicle models citing ‘battery supply bottlenecks’
As the world scrambles to replace fossil fuels with clean energy, the environmental impact of finding all the lithium required could become a major issue in its own right
The UK will need 50,000 60,000 mt/year of lithium carbonate equivalent for battery production to satisfy government plans to produce only electric vehicles by 2035, assuming production ...
A shuttered mine in North Carolina could reopen to spur domestic production of lithium for batteries to supply electric cars and other vital tech.
Futuristic clean-energy visions of electric vehicles are driving the hunt for lithium.