Not for a while. The bad news is that a truly economic, price competitive lithium battery is still some ways off. The problem with exploding batteries. The Department of Energy is pouring money into lithium research on an amazingly wide front. The car companies aren’t buying it, and are sticking with proven nickel metal hydride batteries. Unlike past battery car movements, this one is not going to end up crushed in a junkyard. (SQM), (ENS), (XIDE), (CHP), (ZBB).