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EV market faces battery material shortage by 2025, says BMI

A former employee of Tesla, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence's principal consultant Vivas Kumar believes battery raw material producers will need to significantly ramp up their capacities within the next five years - otherwise the automotive companies would need to drastically reduce their EV plans.

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Vivas Kumar believes battery raw materials will have to ramp up production dramatically to meet the EV sector's needs

MJ: How do you reconcile the apparent disagreement in the market over when battery minerals, especially lithium, will move from oversupply into undersupply?