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25 Feb 2021
Blackstone Minerals hits new nickel discovery at its Tu Cuong prospect in Vietnam
A significant new nickel sulphide mineralisation has been discovered by Blackstone Minerals at its Ta Cuong prospect, part of its Ta Khoa project in Vietnam...the company said that Ta Cuong (and the Taipan Discovery Zone) has the potential to add significantly to its massive sulphide mining inventory.
23 Feb 2021
Canalys: China’s electric vehicle sales to grow by more than 50% in 2021 after modest 2020
“Prospects are very good for China’s EV market in 2021,” said Jones. “There is already an excellent network of standardized public EV chargers in China, good government support and now a return to strong consumer demand.”(Read more)
22 Feb 2021
Global EV sales pushed battery metals deployment in H2 2020
'Global battery capacity deployed in all newly sold passenger EVs combined amounted to 92.5 GWh, 93% more than was deployed in H2-2019...Looking at battery-grade nickel, the market researcher noted that 53,150 tonnes of the metal were deployed in batteries of all newly sold passenger EVs combined in H2-2020, which meant a 69% rise that what was deployed all around the world in the same period the year before.'
22 Feb 2021
Electric car sales forge ahead [in Singapore], powered by tax incentives
Electric car sales have picked up, powered by new tax incentives that kicked in last month. Land Transport Authority Singapore figures show 60 full-electric cars were registered last month - nearly two-thirds of full-year registrations for such vehicles last year.
19 Feb 2021
Future Energy – how Electric Vehicles transform Battery Demand
Wood Mackenzie (The Edge's Simon Flowers): 'EVs are going to grow at a phenomenal rate: we’ve just increased our forecast to an average of 15% a year over the next 20 years. But cost disparity and the slow turnover of the car stock means it’s not until the 2030s that EVs displace ICE vehicles in big numbers. On our forecasts, there are 10 million EVs on the road today, 100 million in 2030 and 400 million soon after 2040.'
17 Feb 2021
Ford invests $1 billion in building electric vehicle factory in Germany
'Ford plans for its first “European-built, volume all-electric passenger vehicle” to roll out of the new factory in 2023, and a second vehicle is being considered for the location.'
16 Feb 2021
Indonesia (World's Largest Nickel Producer) receives Investment Proposal from Tesla: Official
'Indonesia is the world’s biggest nickel producer, a material crucial for EV batteries, and has been publicly wooing Tesla to invest in the country to help develop its ambitious EV and battery industry plans.'
16 Feb 2021
High Nickel Cells Made Up Over 60% of Passenger EV Battery Capacity Deployed Globally in 2020
'Over 60% of all passenger EV battery capacity deployed globally in 2020 was in the form of high nickel cells, such as NCA or NCM 6- to 8-Series cells. Europe saw the greatest deployment of high nickel cells in 2020 (predominantly NCM 6- and 7-Series), followed by China (dominated by NCM 8-Series) and the U.S. (high-nickel NCA).'
20 Jan 2021
China EV battery race: Tesla’s rivals join NIO in efforts to achieve 1,000km driving range on single charge target
“Range anxiety has long been a stumbling block to the rise of EVs, and the industry now sees a ray of hope from these new batteries.”
13 Jan 2021
Securing Critical Metals Supply Chains For A Technology-Led Recovery
If you look at the buildout of battery manufacturing that’s slated for the next 5-10 years, we’re going to need a lot of capital input into things like nickel, cobalt and lithium to feed the supply chain for those factories.