Manganese-rich cathode chemistries: The once and future king?
March 22, 2021
During its Power Day event, Volkswagen surprised the battery industry in many ways. But one of the most significant announcements was its intention to incorporate high-manganese cathodes into its future mainstream cathode chemistry. This contrasted with Tesla’s recently-announced plans to push for high-nickel cathodes. In fact, no major automaker had previously announced such a large-scale commitment to manganese-based cathode chemistries.