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28 May 2019
Electric cars now over 1% of Vancouver vehicles
Vancouver has one of the highest rates of EVs on the road among major Canadian municipalities.
24 May 2019
Umicore to acquire cobalt refinery and cathode precursor operations in Finland
The acquisition of the Kokkola refinery and cathode precursor production marks an important step in expanding Umicore’s battery materials value chain.
15 May 2019
Volkswagen’s New Battery Plant Could Be A Game Changer In Electric Vehicle Strategy
Volkswagen has concerns about the supply from outside battery vendors, so it has decided to invest $1.1 billion to build its own battery factory in Germany.
15 May 2019
Volvo taps Asia's LG Chem, CATL for long-term battery supplies
Long-term battery supply arrangements are much-valued by carmakers and investors, as they help to clear supply bottlenecks at a time of soaring demand and hold out the promise of cheaper batteries over time.
15 May 2019
China, not Tesla, is driving the electric-car revolution
Chinese consumers bought 1.1 million electric vehicles last year; U.S. sales were 358,000.
14 May 2019
BHP to keep Nickel West operations in Australia amid positive battery outlook
Nickel is in increasing demand in new battery technologies that mean cars can travel further on a single charge.
13 May 2019
Iceland moving away from ICE as capital Reykjavík aims to reduce gas stations by half by 2025
There are currently 75 gas stations in the capital area of Reykjavík, and that number will be reduced to around 37 over the next six years.
10 May 2019
Forget A to B, electric cars can now get you from London to Paris
Perceptions about what electric cars can be have changed. Vastly improved technology, allied to environmental concerns, has also seen the sale of electric vehicles (EVs) soar in recent years.
03 May 2019
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.
02 May 2019
Europe Launches Multibillion-Euro Initiative For Electric Car Batteries
Announcing the consortium in Paris, the French and German finance ministers said €5-6 billion ($5.6-6.7 billion) would be invested in the project.