[EVDL] Ford Announces More PHEV and EV Plans, Partnerships
Ford has announced plans to partner with Johnson Controls Saft to develop lithium batteries for commercial use, and
accelerate its electrification strategy, including bringing a full battery electric vehicle (BEV) van to market in 2010 for commercial use, a small BEV sedan developed jointly with Magna International by 2011 and a PHEV by 2012.
Three more detailed stories here: http://EVtransPortal.org/evindustrynews.html
Also, a New York Times Article on Bolivia's Lithium Natural Resource
titled: In Bolivia, Untapped Bounty Meets Nationalism
discusses the advanced battery raw materials supply question.
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