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04/05/19
Volkswagen Group News

Lithium: The Irreplaceable Element of the Electric Era

Why is lithium so important for the production of electric car batteries? And how will Volkswagen secure a sustainable supply chain? We answer the key questions.

Volkswagen Group secures lithium supplies
Today, lithium ore is predominantly extracted in Australia.
That’s how a Li-ion battery charges and discharges.
Volkswagen focus on synergies along the entire battery value chain

Volkswagen aims to start small-scale production of solid cells as of 2025

Countries with major Lithium production and reserves.
Why mining is more future-compliant.
What Volkswagen does for more sustainability in production.

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