Automotive Battery Chemical Supply Chain Report Summary
‘Automotive batteries – A £4.8bn a year supply chain opportunity by 2030 for UK chemical and material companies’ was released on the 30/04/2019. The report examines the UK Chemical Supply Chain for Battery Manufacture, giving guidance on opportunities and showcasing the potential for the UK chemical sector to capture a £4.8bn per annum market share by 2030 meeting the needs of UK-built vehicles alone.
The report was produced by E4tech, commissioned by the Advanced Propulsion Centre and Innovate UK, supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network and Warwick Manufacturing Group.
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