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Industrial Info Resources

September 13, 2010 03:22 ET

Mitsubishi, Other Companies Boost Investments in Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode Production, an Industrial Info News Alert

TOKYO--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Although nickel-metal hydride batteries were used to power the first electric vehicles, the market quickly demanded smaller, lighter, and more cost-effective power sources. Different types of lithium-ion batteries (LiB) are now being used. Each type has pros and cons, but each has four basic components: an anode, a cathode, a separator, and an electrolyte solution.

Other companies featured: Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (TYO: 4188), Toda Kogyo Corporation (TYO: 4100)

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