June 24, 2019
Toyota Tsusho Corp, one of the world’s biggest lithium producers, said on Friday it would take at least two more years to properly gauge the global electric vehicle (EV) market’s direction before deciding whether to further expand supply. Over the next 2-3 years, major automakers would be introducing more electric...
June 21, 2019
Half the world’s electricity will be sourced from wind, solar and batteries by 2050, according to research from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The firm’s latest New Energy Outlook puts this investment opportunity at $13.3 trillion dollars with wind and solar taking $5.3 trillion and $4.2 trillion respectively.
June 18, 2019
Mr. Martín Pérez De Solay, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Orocobre Limited, together with Franco Mignacco (President of Minera Exar S.A.) have participated in a lithium panel discussion at ENDEAVOR NOA 2019 – as part of the “Jujuy Big Data Summit” International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week activities.
June 10, 2019
Mr. Martín Pérez De Solay, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Orocobre Limited has provided a company update to the Morgans network. Mr. Pérez De Solay gives a brief overview of company operations, production, growth projects and current lithium market trends.
June 8, 2019
Chinese battery makers Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) and BYD Co. have agreed to partner with Toyota Motor Corp. as the Japanese automaker dramatically accelerates its plan to develop and sell green vehicles. Details of the deal have not yet been announced, but the Financial Times said CATL and...
June 8, 2019
Waiting lists for electric cars really only started with the launch of Tesla Model 3 and the ~400,000 order waiting list that quickly followed. This was mostly due to the car being presented as an affordable electric car at a starting price tag of USD 35,000. In more recent times,...
June 3, 2019
Some automotive analysts have recently suggested that Toyota missed the boat when it comes to electric vehicles. That could not be farther from the truth. While not the first to mass-market an EV — that honor went to the Nissan Leaf in 2010 — Toyota has been methodically electrifying its...
May 16, 2019
Volkswagen will invest almost 1 billion euros (US$1.1 billion) in battery cell production at a facility in western Germany and is seeking to simplify the group by spinning off or selling units, the automaker said on Monday. Volkswagen said in a statement after a supervisory board meeting it would set...
May 3, 2019
Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals down the road due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company’s global supply manager for battery metals told an industry conference on Thursday, according to two sources.
April 29, 2019
Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD Co Ltd, backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett, reported on Sunday a 632 percent jump in its first-quarter net profit, buoyed by strong demand for its new energy vehicles. The Shenzhen-based car and battery maker, which has a joint venture with Daimler AG in China,...