Johnson Controls, LG Chem, Panasonic and AESC are among the best lithium-ion battery manufacturers. In addition to these industry leaders, many reputable companies such as Samsung and Toshiba manufacture good quality lithium batteries.
According to a market research report by Navigant Research, only three companies are ranked as leaders in the lithium battery market: LG Chem, Johnson Controls and AESC. These companies lead the field in both business strategy and product execution. LG Chem has received much praise recently for winning the Chevrolet Volt contract, while Johnson Controls has been investing large amounts of money into developing a second generation of lithium batteries.