Recharging America’s Electric Vehicle Strategy
September 1, 2023
Since President Biden took office in January 2021, the sale of Electric Vehicles (EVs) has tripled. This rapid increase in sales has been fueled, pun not intended, by a plethora of policies and market forces. Although the EV boom is underway, there remain hindrances the United States must address to meet future demand for EVs, particularly the minerals comprising their lithium-ion batteries. Lithium, cobalt, manganese, nickel, and graphite are five critical minerals for building EV batteries.