Porsche Unveils Its First-Ever Electric Car

September 5, 2019

Porsche picked Niagara Falls, a Chinese wind farm and a solar site in Germany to unveil its first all-electric sports car, underscoring the new Taycan’s central role in turning parent Volkswagen AG into the world’s leading seller of battery-powered vehicles.

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 – Q4 FY19 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...

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  • Kia intends to sell 500,000 EVs annually by 2026

    Kia intends to sell 500,000 EVs annually by 2026

    Kia Motors just announced its mid- to long-term strategy “Plan S” to “spearhead transition to EV, mobility solutions by 2025”, which will be supported by a 29 trillion won ($25 billion) investment. Kia intends to sell some 500,000 all-electric cars annually by 2026.
  • China says no significant cut in new energy vehicle subsidies in 2020

    China says no significant cut in new energy vehicle subsidies in 2020

    China will not make significant cuts to subsidies for new energy vehicles (NEV) this year, signalling that its policy will remain relatively stable, state media quoted the country’s industry ministry as saying on Saturday.
  • Orocobre Corporate Video – 2019

    Orocobre Corporate Video – 2019

    Subscribe to the Orocobre Limited YouTube channel for all the latest video updates. Despite the challenging global lithium market coupled with a turbulent Argentine economy, 2019 has been another year of achievement for Orocobre Limited with the Stage 2 Expansion project at the Olaroz Lithium Facility achieving a number of...

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