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Global EV car sales surge 63% in 2018 to top 2 million vehicles

Global EV car sales surge 63% in 2018 to top 2 million vehicles

February 6, 2019 8:44 am Published by Comments Off on Global EV car sales surge 63% in 2018 to top 2 million vehicles

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... View Article


Toyota and Panasonic Agree to Establish Joint Venture Related to Automotive Prismatic Batteries

January 24, 2019 11:57 am Published by Comments Off on Toyota and Panasonic Agree to Establish Joint Venture Related to Automotive Prismatic Batteries

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,


Toyota, Panasonic setting up EV battery JV amid rising China competition

Toyota, Panasonic setting up EV battery JV amid rising China competition: source

January 21, 2019 1:29 pm Published by Comments Off on Toyota, Panasonic setting up EV battery JV amid rising China competition: source

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.


Orocobre Market Update – Online Briefing

January 17, 2019 11:27 am Published by Comments Off on Orocobre Market Update – Online Briefing

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.


VW, China spearhead $300 billion global drive to electrify cars

January 17, 2019 10:55 am Published by Comments Off on VW, China spearhead $300 billion global drive to electrify cars

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.


Tesla Powerwall gets a massive boost in Australia with ~50% subsidy for up to 40,000 homes

Tesla Powerwall gets a massive boost in Australia

January 16, 2019 1:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Tesla Powerwall gets a massive boost in Australia

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.


Olaroz Lithium Facility Update – Online Briefing

December 20, 2018 2:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Olaroz Lithium Facility Update – Online Briefing

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.


Sales de Jujuy continues delivery of Community Microcredits

Sales de Jujuy delivering Community Microcredits

December 19, 2018 1:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Sales de Jujuy delivering Community Microcredits

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... View Article


Orocobre signs pivotal agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Orocobre signs pivotal agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation

December 14, 2018 7:34 am Published by Comments Off on Orocobre signs pivotal agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation

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... View Article


Sales de Jujuy employees ascend Mount Tuzgle

December 7, 2018 10:37 am Published by Comments Off on Sales de Jujuy employees ascend Mount Tuzgle

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... View Article


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