Panasonic eyes upstream investment in battery raw materials

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 26 February 2019

The growth in demand for electric vehicles has pushed Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic to investigate investments in battery raw materials, but this will not include the purchase of a mine.

Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic is considering investment in the upstream part of the battery raw materials industry in order to have better oversight of quality, pricing and supply chain responsibility, a company executive has said.
The move has been led by the company’s growing consumption of raw materials for batteries...

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