Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Lithium Ion Battery Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. Lithium ion batteries are rechargeable batteries in which lithium ions move from anode to cathode during discharge and traverse back to anode while charging. They are available in different form factors such as small cylindrical, large cylindrical, pouch and prismatic. The market is expected to witness robust growth during the forecast period. This is due to the advantages such as higher efficiency, longer life time in compare to other batteries. Increasing applications of lithium-ion battery in the automotive sector such as in cars and buses is further expected to fuel growth in the coming years.