Who Is in Charge of E-Mobility?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 112 | October 20, 2022 | Language: English

Worldwide, battery cell production capacities are being increased on an ever larger scale, but they are still struggling to keep up with the booming global demand for battery cells for mobile application. Where are we today in battery production and what are the future goals of the battery electric world? And what role does recycling and second use play? Christoph Stürmer, equity partner and leader of the automotive practice at Vindelici Advisors AG tells us.


  • 1.42: According to recently discovered deposits, there is enough lithium in China to produce 300 million electric cars annually. Is this really the case?
  • 9.54: Tesla is planning its own lithium processing plant in the USA. What about the competition? What about Europe?
  • 12.40: About the future of LFP batteries in the entire electric car industry
  • 28.38: What about recycling? How far have we come here, especially in Europe?

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About Christoph Stürmer & Vindelici Advisors

Christoph Stürmer is equity partner and leader of the automotive practice at Vindelici Advisors AG. He began his automotive career at Daimler-Benz AG more than 25 years ago. Among other things, he worked as a manager of strategic planning and product portfolio management for Mercedes-Benz Cars. After 10 years at IHS Automotive - lastly as Research Director OEM Strategy - he gained further management experience as Global Lead Analyst at Autofacts.

Vindelici Advisors is a mid-sized strategy consulting firm that puts people at the center of transformation and takes responsibility for the results of its support: Vindelici sees itself as a trustful partner to its clients and supports their sustainable, economic and technological development.

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