Bolivia pins hopes on lithium, electric vehicles

Sunday, March 1, 2009 - 07:49 in Physics & Chemistry

(AP) -- To Bolivia's president, it's the great silvery-white hope. Lithium, the lightest metal. Half the density of water. Used in cell phone, laptop and iPod batteries, and in the years to come, many thousands of electric and hybrid vehicles propelling humanity into a cleaner energy future.

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