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Orocobre Limited Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Martín Pérez De Solay has provided a company update to the Morgans network.

CEO & MD Martín Pérez De Solay provides a company update

June 10, 2019 8:50 am Published by Comments Off on CEO & MD Martín Pérez De Solay provides a company update

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.


Toyota to Buy Batteries from China’s CATL and BYD as It Revs Up Electric Car Plans

Toyota to Buy Batteries from China’s CATL and BYD as It Revs Up Electric Car Plans

June 8, 2019 2:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Toyota to Buy Batteries from China’s CATL and BYD as It Revs Up Electric Car Plans

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... View Article


Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

June 8, 2019 1:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

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,... View Article


Hybrid Pioneer Toyota Finally Unveils Its First EV, The C-HR

Hybrid Pioneer Toyota Finally Unveils Its First EV, The C-HR

June 3, 2019 10:38 am Published by Comments Off on Hybrid Pioneer Toyota Finally Unveils Its First EV, The C-HR

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... View Article


VOLKSWAGEN TO INVEST OVER $1 BILLION ON A BATTERY PRODUCTION PLANT IN GERMANY

Volkswagen to invest over $1 billion on a battery production plant in Germany

May 16, 2019 8:09 am Published by Comments Off on Volkswagen to invest over $1 billion on a battery production plant in Germany

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... View Article


Tesla Expects Global Shortage of Electric Vehicle Battery Minerals

Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals

May 3, 2019 9:37 am Published by Comments Off on Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals

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.


Chinese electric car maker BYD's first-quarter profit up 632 percent

Chinese electric car maker BYD’s first-quarter profit up 632 percent

April 29, 2019 9:53 am Published by Comments Off on Chinese electric car maker BYD’s first-quarter profit up 632 percent

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,... View Article


Orocobre Market Update – Online Briefing

April 17, 2019 10:02 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. Martín Pérez de Solay discusses the Quarterly Activities Report for the period ended 31 March 2019, click on the media player below.


Borophene

Sorry, graphene — borophene is the new wonder material that’s got everyone excited

April 9, 2019 11:15 am Published by Comments Off on Sorry, graphene — borophene is the new wonder material that’s got everyone excited

Stronger and more flexible than graphene, a single-atom layer of boron could revolutionize sensors, batteries, and catalytic chemistry. Not so long ago, graphene was the great new wonder material. A super-strong, atom-thick sheet of carbon “chicken wire,” it can form tubes, balls, and other curious shapes. And because it conducts... View Article


Orocobre Limited – MD/CEO speaks with The Australian

Orocobre MD/CEO speaks with The Australian

March 25, 2019 11:11 am Published by Comments Off on Orocobre MD/CEO speaks with The Australian

The Australian | PAUL GARVEY, RESOURCES REPORTER: Much like the lithium market itself, miner Orocobre has proved to be a volatile beast. The Brisbane-based company was at the forefront of the push to bring new sources of lithium on to the market in anticipation of the electric vehicle revolution. It... View Article


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  • CEO & MD Martín Pérez De Solay provides a company update

    CEO & MD Martín Pérez De Solay provides a company update

    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.
  • Toyota to Buy Batteries from China’s CATL and BYD as It Revs Up Electric Car Plans

    Toyota to Buy Batteries from China’s CATL and BYD as It Revs Up Electric Car Plans

    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... View Article
  • Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

    Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

    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,... View Article

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