BYD adding manganese to its LFP cathodes starting in 2015 in a bid to lower costs and increase energy

One of the world’s leading lithium (Li-ion) battery makers and users – China’s BYD (see the July 21, 2014 LRESJ) – is tweaking its cathode formulation to lower costs and increase energy. BYD has long favored the lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode, which is a safer alternative to most other Li-i...

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