Shift in UK's EV policy to boost battery material demand

By William Clarke
Published: Tuesday, 04 February 2020

The British government has brought forward a ban on the sale of internal combustion engine cars in a move which will boost demand for battery materials, including lithium.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled the new date at a launch event for a United Nations climate change gathering. The date of the ban has been moved to 2035 from 2040. 

The ban will now include hybrids, which have both a battery and...

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