February 6, 2019
Global sales of passenger car electric vehicles (EVs) jumped by 63% last year to top 2 million units for the first time, helped by surging sales of plug-in EVs in the US, according to data provided by EV-Volumes. A total of 2.08 million plug-in EVs were delivered to customers in...
January 24, 2019
Toyota and Panasonic have confirmed that they are starting a wide-ranging new battery joint venture to manufacture and sell battery cells for electric vehicles. Toyota Executive Vice President Shigeki Terashi said: “Together with Panasonic, we want to hone our competitiveness in batteries,
January 21, 2019
Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Panasonic Corp (6752.T) are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with the matter said.
January 17, 2019
To listen to a recording of Orocobre’s latest teleconference webcast briefing, where Managing Director & CEO Mr Richard Seville discusses the Quarterly Activities Report for the period ended 31 December 2018, click on the media player below.
January 17, 2019
Global automakers are planning a $300 billion surge in spending on electric-vehicle technology over the next five to 10 years, with nearly half of the money targeted at China, accelerating the industry’s transition from fossil fuels and shifting power to Asian battery and EV technology suppliers.
January 16, 2019
Australia is already a huge market for Tesla Powerwall for many reasons. But now you can add one more: the South Australian Government has approved Tesla’s home battery pack for an important subsidy worth ~50% of the battery pack for up to 40,000 homes.
December 20, 2018
To listen to a recording of Orocobre’s latest webcast briefing, where Managing Director & CEO Mr Richard Seville discusses commercial and production estimates relating to the Olaroz Lithium Facility in Q2 FY19 – click on the media player below.
December 19, 2018
Sales de Jujuy (SDJ) is nurturing sustainable socio-economic development by providing Community Microcredits, assisting local entrepreneurs implement their small business ideas. The Community Microcredits Program was created in 2017 as part of SDJ’s Shared Value strategy. It is important to note that the purpose of the Community Microcredit Program is...
December 14, 2018
Orocobre has signed three pivotal agreements with joint venture partner Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC). Members of the Orocobre Executive Management team visited TTC’s office in Tokyo, Japan to finalise and sign a new Olaroz Shareholders Agreement, Sales and Marketing Agreement and Orocobre Management Agreement (for management of the Olaroz Joint...
December 7, 2018
Employees of Sales de Jujuy (SDJ), the operating company for Orocobre’s Olaroz Lithium Facility, together with contractors and local community members have ascended Mount Tuzgle (Cerro Tuzgle), a dormant stratovolcano located in Susques, in the Jujuy Province of Northern Argentina. With an elevation of 5,486 m Mount Tuzgle is the...