2017-05-31

High Cost of Cobalt Pushes Up Prices of Lithium Batteries for IT Devices by More Than 15% Between First and Second Quarter

Compared against the average of the January to March period, prices of lithium batteries for IT devices have already risen by more than 15%, reports EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. The price trend of IT batteries started to turn in the fourth quarter of 2016, w.. more
2016-12-09

Demand for xEV Batteries to Grow 17% Annually in 2017 on Back of Recovery of China’s xEV Market

Global volume demand for lithium batteries that power xEVs (plug-in vehicles) is estimated to reach 1.7 billion units in 2016 and grow by 17% annually to 2 billion units in 2017, according to EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. EnergyTrend reports that the China has .. more
2016-09-21

Note 7 Battery Fire Reveals Flaw in Samsung’s Supply Chain Strategy but Its Impact on Lithium Battery Industry Is Limited

Battery fires linked to Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 has led to a major fallout in the smartphone market. “This incident exposes Samsung’s flawed strategy of allocating most of its smartphone battery orders to Samsung SDI,” said Duff .. more
2016-08-09

Market for Lithium Batteries Used in IT Products Reached Equilibrium in Second Quarter

China’s new energy policies are driving the country’s domestic market for lithium batteries used in plug-in vehicles (xEVs). The strong demand from the xEV application has put pressure on the supply lithium batteries used in IT products. For a while, there wa.. more
2016-05-19

Prices of Cylindrical Lithium Cells Picked Up in First Quarter Due to Rising Demand From xEV Market

The sales of x-electric vehicles (xEV) in China reached a historic high of 300,000 units in 2015. Correspondingly, the market for xEV lithium batteries witnessed surging growth in the same period. In the fourth quarter, for instance, xEV batteries for vehicles models su.. more
2016-03-11

China’s xEV Policies to Influence Supply-Demand Situation of Cylindrical Lithium Cells for IT Applications

China’s flourishing x-electric vehicle (xEV) market kept domestic and foreign lithium battery manufacturers from Japan and South Korea running at full capacity in 2015, according to EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. The xEV boom has encouraged manufacturer.. more
2015-11-16

China to Drive Demand of Lithium Batteries for xEVs in 2016

The global xEVs (x-electric vehicles) market has performed impressively this year mainly because of the Chinese market, which has expanded due to strong government support. EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, estimates that xEV sales in C.. more

 

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