#ELECTRIC/EXPLAINER: The Li-ion Battery Packs that Power Global Marquees from Tesla to VW & Rivian

BY Daniel Ren— Four major battery variants that currently power electric vehicles (EV) on the road are known as NCM, NCA, LFP and sodium-ion packs. EV batteries will be in high demand over the next decade, as carmakers ramp up production and the carbon neutrality era draws nearer.

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#ELECTRIC/RVTECH: GM Will Suck Lithium From the Salton Sea?

BY MARK VAUGHN: With most of the world’s carmakers planning to go all-EV soon, the world is going to need a lot more lithium.  It is needed to make EV batteries and most now comes from Australia and Chile. General Motors think it might have found a way to get more, signing an agreement to extract Lithium from waters beneath the Salton Sea in Southern California. 

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