INTERVIEW-Nissan to use 4kg lithium per battery at UK plant

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LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Japan's No.3 automaker Nissan Motor will use about 4 kg of lithium in each electric car battery produced at its new UK plant, a Nissan manager todl Reuters on Monday. The figure gives investors an idea of demand for lithium, as automakers vie to be the first to make and sell mass-produced environmentally friendly electric cars. Nissan said last month it would invest more than 200 million pounds ($328.6 million) in a new UK plant to produce 60,000 lithium-ion ...

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