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Vol.3, No.2, 2024: pp.83-90

Global development and sustainability of lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles


Branislav Dudić1
1Faculty of Management, Comenius University Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

Received: 19 December 2023
Revised: 5 March 2024
Accepted: 10 April 2024
Published: 30 June 2024


The aim of this review was to provide a comprehensive assessment of the global development and sustainability of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) for electric vehicles. Production of various renewable energy sources has proven to be sustainable; however, with certain types of renewable energy sources, due to the cyclical nature of natural resources, energy production is not constant, and energy production needs to be more balanced with consumption needs. In the future, this problem could be alleviated if global energy storage capacity were improved and expanded. Today, batteries are an important but underutilized energy source for electric cars. LIBs have a long history behind them and currently play the most crucial role in the electric car industry. LIBs are primarily characterized by high energy and power density, which makes them incomparably competitive for use in electric cars. The research presents and processes in detail segments related to the development, principle of operation, and sustainability of LIBs, as well as the global manufacturing capacity of LIBs for electric vehicles.


Development, Sustainability, Lithium-ion batteries, Electric vehicles, Recycling, Global battery market, Battery manufacturing capacity


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B. Dudić, Global Development and Sustainability of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles. Advanced Engineering Letters, 3(2), 2024: 83-90.

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