Severe Graphite Shortage Looms As EV Sales Surge

Feb 6, 2023

Strategic Sourceror

With more Americans buying rechargeable cars — and several automakers expanding their hybrid and all-electric offerings — the automotive industry is turning to the rare earth metals market. These materials, namely lithium, cobalt, nickel and several others, are critical for manufacturing the lithium-ion batteries electric and hybrid cars need. But with such minerals already being limited in the U.S., there are growing fears that demand may vastly outstrip supply, compromising other industries that rely on such materials.

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Westwater Resources, Inc. (WWR), is an explorer and developer of US-based mineral resources essential to clean energy production.


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