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Why is lithium so important for the production of electric car batteries? How will Volkswagen secure a sustainable supply chain? We provide the answers and explain with five graphics the importance of this well-sought after alkali metal.

Today, lithium ore is predominantly extracted in Australia.
Volkswagen Group secures lithium supplies
That’s how a Li-ion battery charges and discharges.
Volkswagen Group secures lithium supplies
Volkswagen focus on synergies along the entire battery value chain.
Volkswagen Group secures lithium supplies
Countries with major Lithium production and reserves.
Volkswagen Group secures lithium supplies
Why mining is more future-compliant.
Volkswagen Group secures lithium supplies
What Volkswagen does for more sustainability in production.

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