Naraha Lithium Hydroxide Plant Groundbreaking Ceremony

August 6, 2019

Orocobre Limited is pleased to advise that Orocobre Managing Director and CEO Mr. Martín Pérez de Solay, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Toyotsu Lithium Corporation representatives hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the commencement of construction at the Naraha Lithium Hydroxide Plant (Naraha Plant).

Europe is beating the US in the battery race – with China’s help

August 2, 2019

The biggest reason we hear so much about electric cars is because of the falling costs of batteries. Lithium-ion batteries today cost less than one-fifth as they did in 2010. Within the next five years, some experts estimate that the total cost of owning an electric car — that is,...

Orocobre Market Update – Online Briefing

July 24, 2019

To listen to a recording of Orocobre’s latest audio webcast briefing, where Managing Director & CEO Mr. Martín Pérez de Solay discusses the Quarterly Activities Report for the period ended 30 June 2019, click on the media player below.

BYD, Toyota Enter Agreement to Jointly Develop Battery Electric Vehicles

July 22, 2019

BYD Company Ltd. (BYD) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) have signed an agreement for the joint development of battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The two parties will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the onboard batteries for these vehicles and others with the aim to launch them in...

VIII International Seminar: Lithium in the South America Region

July 5, 2019

Orocobre Limited CEO and Managing Director Martín Pérez de Solay presented at the annual “VIII Seminario Internacional: Litio en la Región de Sudamérica” speaking in detail about the current levels of production at the Olaroz Lithium Facility, progress of the Stage 2 Expansion project, the current state of the lithium...

Olaroz Lithium Facility’s Stage 2 Expansion continues to advance steadily

July 1, 2019

As part of his presentation at “VIII Seminario Internacional: Litio en la Región de Sudamérica” (VIII International Seminar: Lithium in South America), Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Orocobre Limited, Mr. Martín Pérez de Solay was interviewed exclusively by the event organisers PANORAMA MINERO.

Toyota Tsusho to wait on EV market before upping lithium investment

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...

Half The World’s Electricity Will Come From Wind, Solar And Batteries By 2050

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.

CEO & MD Martín Pérez De Solay participates in lithium panel discussion

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.

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