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With the failure of the electric car concept in America what impact will this have on the lithium ion battery global supply chain? (Part 1)

December 1, 2011


The coming glut of automotive lithium ion batteries will make for quite a fire sale. Forecasts made as recently as three months ago predicted that electric cars would become the leading application for lithium ion batteries by 2015, surpassing laptop PCs and other handheld devices. Who are they kidding? How many portable electronic devices do […]

Reverse Auctions in the automotive industry Q&A

June 21, 2011


In the the third and final installment from my 2005 Keynote Address to 200 senior automotive industry executives regarding the utilization of Reverse Auctions, we open the mike to the audience. Once again, this was my first speaking engagement regarding my research between 1998 and 2003 in terms of developing web-based procurement solutions utilizing an […]