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Lithium price shock wakes the substitution debate

Substitution was a word once whispered about the lithium used in the batteries of electric vehicles (EVs), but it could soon be shouted as the price of the metal performs like the famous pre-flight cry of cartoon character Buzz Lightyear: “to infinity and beyond”.

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Pilbara Minerals' Pilgangoora lithium operation in Western Australia

Unlike the humour in that call to action from the animated Toy Story series of movies the reality with lithium is that a 45% price rise in January alone has elevated lithium into a danger zone as far