Battery industry market

Europe’s battery industry is being pushed towards higher-priced chemistries by the increasing use of mobile telephones and laptops, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan. Alkaline manganese dioxide and zinc carbon will lose market share to primary lithium and rechargeable types. But the easy interchangeability of batteries will make it hard for manufacturers to […]

Europe’s battery industry is being pushed towards higher-priced chemistries by the increasing use of mobile telephones and laptops, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan. Alkaline manganese dioxide and zinc carbon will lose market share to primary lithium and rechargeable types. But the easy interchangeability of batteries will make it hard for manufacturers to raise prices, it says.