The motors and batteries for many hybrid cars rely on a rare group of metals, and experts are...


The motors and batteries for many hybrid cars rely on a rare group of metals, and experts are expecting a supply crunch. This could spell bad news for hybrid car makers like Toyota (TM), Honda (HMC) and Ford (F).
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  • Tony Petroski
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    Do you mean to say that even if we go green we still have to tear up the ground and look for more metals?
    31 Aug 2009, 04:04 PM Reply Like
  • Neil459
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    Yep, and right now we only have a 10 year supply of Lithium at current usage levels. This electric car thing is looking smarter all the time. Go Obama. Lets become beholden to Putin and Chavez instead of the oil sheiks.
    31 Aug 2009, 07:08 PM Reply Like
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