Christopher is the Research Director at Lux Research. He focuses on identifying and understanding the technologies and business models powering the energy transition. In this role, Christopher works with a diverse set of clients to provide strategic advice on the business models and technologies powering the energy transition. His research focuses primarily on mobility’s role in the energy transition including electric powertrains, supporting infrastructure, and the intersection of the energy transition with autonomous and connected vehicles.
Panasonic has maintained its market share in the lithium-ion battery market almost exclusively through its relationship with Tesla. As Tesla begins sourcing cells from suppliers other than Panasonic, it becomes crucial for Panasonic to find other consumers of batteries if it wants to maintain its market share.