Simbol Materials

Simbol Materials

Facts & Stats

  • According to the United States Geological Survey in its 2009 Mineral Commodity Summary, global end-use markets for lithium are estimated as: batteries, 25%; ceramics and glass, 18%; lubricating greases, 12%; pharmaceuticals and polymers, 7%; air conditioning, 6%; primary aluminum production, 4%; continuous casting, 3%; chemical processing 3%; and other uses, 22%. Lithium use in batteries expanded significantly in recent years because rechargeable lithium batteries are being used increasingly in portable electronic devices and electrical tools.
  • The Lithium market is $800 million today, and is expected to be $1.2 billion by 2015, and $2.1 billion by 2020.

 

Gordon Murray Design

Gordon Murray Design

Facts & Stats

  • Founded by Gordon Murray who headed up the design of supercars such as the McLaren F1 and the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.
  • Multi-skilled team has worked together on leading design and engineering projects that range from Formula One to city cars; collectively they have over 440+ years working in the automotive industry.
  • The company’s iStream® low energy manufacturing system massively reduces the capital investment required to produce the vehicle and also the energy required during manufacturing.
  • Its innovative T.25 city car, an MPV, offers 6 possible internal layouts; the T.27 city car is a pure electric drive vehicle.
  • The T.32 is a prototype electric sports car named TEEWAVE AR.1 developed with Toray Industries Inc.

 

 

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