10 May '18, 9pm

Electric Vehicles, Batteries, & Chargers Seeing Rapid Growth

Electric Vehicles, Batteries, & Chargers Seeing Rapid Growth

To power these electric cars, battery production needs to increase at a rapid rate. Deutsche Welle reports, “The future of Europe’s carmakers depends on reliable supplies of cheap lithium-ion cells … [and] at least seven big new ‘Gigafactory’-scale battery pack production plants are planned for Europe.” While European automakers mull over plans, Tesla has leapfrogged the industry with its Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. As a result, Tesla’s partner Panasonic maintains the lion’s share (see below) of the market for lithium-ion batteries.

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