Monday, 26 January 2015

Powered By Lithium: Fully Charged - KIA Soul EV.



"A 350 mile test drive in the all new Kia Soul EV.
Kia claim that their battery density of 200 watt hours per kilogram is the highest of any electric car on the road.
It has an 81.4 kilowatt motor producing 285 Newton meters of torque. Oh yes, and it's very nice to drive."

  KIA Soul is making quite a splash all across Europe with its launch. LG Chem and Samsung are also buying tickets for the electric race now.



Lithium "Megafactory": LG Chem Breaks Ground For EV Battery Plant In China.

  


  "China is already the top lithium materials producer and now LG Chem will put it solidly on the lithium battery map. LG Chem plans are very ambitious - company plans to produce 100k batteries per year! Tesla Gigafactory rightfully attracts a lot of attention and LG Chem move will find its investment audience as well. All this production of batteries will need the secure supply of lithium.
  International Lithium is positioned to participate in this huge market opportunity in China as part of the vertically integrated lithium business with our strategic partner Ganfeng Lithium. Read more."



Samsung Invests In Lithium Polymer Battery Developer Seeo – Target Is 400 Wh/kg.

  

InsideEVs

  InsideEVs reports on another very promising development in the lithium Battery space. As Elon Musk has pointed out before, we should not be very excited before any of these claims will make it into the electric cars, but it is very important development. I like to see, particularly, that such companies as Samsung are joining the lithium technology development, which crucial for the next advance in EV rEvolution.

International Lithium Partner China's Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium Signs MOU With Boston-Power Inc.

  



  Our strategic partner Ganfeng Lithium continues to build vertically integrated Lithium business in China. Now it is gaining access to the latest lithium batteries technology. International Lithium is the part of this international integration in order to secure the supply of lithium.


International Lithium Corp. Update on Avalonia (Ireland) and Mariana (Argentina) Lithium Projects.