November 19, 2019
The Ford Mustang Mach-E electric sport utility vehicle Ford Motor Co unveiled in Los Angeles on Sunday is more than another car for the storied automaker. The Mach-E has become within Ford a high-profile test for a restructuring that has been marred by profit warnings, costly quality problems and the...
November 13, 2019
Predictions have varied erratically for the rate of electric-vehicle adoption and the date they’ll displace the internal combustion engine. But one indicator has remained consistent. No matter who is predicting, according to a researcher from the World Resources Institute, the predictions get bigger with every update.
November 11, 2019
In a cyclical and volatile commodity sector, profitability during the lean times is the holy grail for producers and investors. When the tide goes out, you get to see who has been swimming naked. And right now, it seems Martín Pérez de Solay has the longest board shorts in the...
November 7, 2019
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government and German automakers agreed to increase cash incentives for electric cars, intensifying an effort to move away from the combustion engine and reduce harmful emissions. A so-called environment bonus will jump by 50% to as much as 6,000 euros (US$6,680) per electric vehicle and the auto...
October 22, 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 September 2019, click on the media player below.
October 14, 2019
Recycling batteries is the key to securing enough raw materials to power the surge in electric vehicle demand, according to a winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. “The point is whether EV batteries can be recycled,” said Akira Yoshino, a Japanese chemist who was awarded the prize with two...
October 11, 2019
Porsche and Boeing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace. With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future of premium personal urban air mobility vehicles.
October 9, 2019
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to a trio of pioneers of the modern lithium-ion battery, which is revolutionising everything from mobile phones to the future of the global car industry. The prize went to M. Stanley Whittingham, a British-American professor at the State University of New York at...
October 5, 2019
Sales de Jujuy S.A. (the operating company of Orocobre’s Olaroz Lithium Facility) People Development Manager Gabriela Koenig, has participated in Northern Argentina’s first Women in Business Congress – “Women Today, Overcoming Challenges” – organised by Mujeres Empresarias de Jujuy, and Grupo Empresarial de Mujeres Argentinas (GEMA).
September 20, 2019
After reigning in the auto industry as the powertrain of choice for a century, the internal combustion engine is finally dying. Now even Daimler says that it is stopping development of new internal combustion engines to focus on electric cars.