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Automotive Use Drives Li-ion Demand Growth, Report Says

Posted June 22, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The market for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries was 87 GWh in 2016, a tenfold increase from a decade earlier. Automotive uses absorbed almost 50% of that Li-ion battery output in 2016 as the automotive market began to electrify its powertrains.


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06/24/2017 12:57 PM

What happens to the batteries when the car is scrapped? Will this be a cost to the owner, or will the Lithium and other components recycled recover the cost of recycling?

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