Tight margins, sustainable supply chains drive EV manufacturers’ need for lithium benchmark
Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2019
The whole battery supply chain will benefit from lithium benchmark pricing, Fastmarkets head of battery raw materials research William Adams says as he explores what is driving auto manufacturers to support this pricing mechanism.
The auto industry is going through a period of unprecedented
change due to companies introducing electric vehicles (EV) into
their portfolios alongside internal combustion engine vehicles
(ICE). To complicate matters, most manufacturers are also
having to produce hybrids that have both an ICE powertrain and
an electric powertrain.