China and the role of spherical graphite in EV batteries

By Simon Moores
Published: Friday, 14 March 2014

Is Chinese graphite as green as Tesla would like? Natural and synthetic compete for lion’s share of emerging electric vehicle battery market

Tesla motor's $5bn electric vehicle (EV) battery plant plans have once again got the world talking about the critical minerals and metals that supply the hi-tech products of today and tomorrow.

The pending battery economy is coming. There is little doubt about that considering how mobile the world has...