Here’s How Lithium Batteries Will Gradually Catch Lead-Acid: Page 2 of 2

Lithium-ion is on the cusp of achieving higher volumes in the auto industry. Start-stop powertrains will be the key to the transition.

small portion of the overall automotive battery market, and will continue to be a minor player for some time, he said.

Still, lithium will eventually become the dominant chemistry of automotive battery market, Morehouse added. “We’re reaching the cusp of higher volumes and mass market implementation,” he said.

Senior technical editor Chuck Murray has been writing about technology for 33 years. He joined Design News in 1987, and has covered electronics, automation, fluid power, and autos.



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