Lithium-ion Batteries, Cheaper in 2014

Lithium-ion Batteries, Cheaper in 2014

The number of hybrid or electric cars grows slowly, from year to year. However, the potential customers of cars like Toyota Prius, Honda Insight, Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe have to face the same problem, regardless of the environmental benefits, purchase price is relatively high.

The situation is about to change, since the green car market increases and the cost of equipment is likely to decrease. A recent study shows that the price of lithium-ion batteries will decrease by not less than 30% until 2017.

The conclusions of the study give as safe a fulminate increase of the battery market, its value will reach $14.6 billion from the current $2 billion. A rate of 25% will be overtaken by the models for Europe and North America, whose lower prices are a direct consequence of production.


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