Australia Role in Electric Vehicles: Ford will before long be utilizing lithium obtained from Australian soil in its electric vehicle batteries.
Australian mining organization Liontown Resources has consented to an arrangement with Ford to supply the US vehicle goliath with lithium, following comparable arrangements with Tesla and LG Energy, Reuters reports.
The organization says it will supply Ford with 150,000 tons of lithium yearly for quite some time.
The material, obtained from Liontown’s Kathleen Valley mine in Western Australia, is a fundamental part of the production of batteries for electric vehicles.
The Blue Oval likewise announced as being in converses with Australian organization Lake Resources to supply lithium from its Argentinian mine.
Australia’s steady government and elevated degrees of modern well-being make the country an alluring suggestion over other asset-rich nations.
In October 2021, BHP reported it was providing battery materials to Toyota, while Piedmont Lithium marked a five-year arrangement to supply Tesla back in September 2020.