BYD Targets Low- & Middle-Income Drivers, Goes All In On LFP Battery Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 02:05:21 +0000

BYD has introduced two new electric car models for the Chinese market and announced it will use only LFP batteries from now on.

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Lithium & Other Battery Mineral Experts: 30–50% EV Market Share in 2030 = Upper Limit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 22:58:40 +0000

I’ve spoken to half a dozen or so EV battery mineral experts in the past several months with one prime objective: understanding how much battery mineral supply can ramp up by 2030 and what that means for potential market share of electric vehicles in the overall auto market. Naturally, my top hope would be getting […]

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KoBold: Using Machine Learning To Find EV Battery Minerals — CleanTechnica Podcast, Part 2

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 04:57:07 +0000

In the second half of this episode of our Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, and Josh Goldman, cofounder and CFO/CTO at KoBold Metals, continue their conversation about mineral exploration. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a […]

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Low-Cost, Cobalt-Free Batteries Coming From Panasonic In 2–3 Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 05:30:26 +0000

Panasonic is working on a low-cost and cobalt-free battery, according to fresh reports. It hopes to help Tesla realize its goal of increasing the affordability of its electric vehicles, and one way to do this is a cobalt-free battery

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Cobalt Banished From New Lithium-Ion Electric Vehicle Batteries

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:05:39 +0000

A new lithium-ion electric vehicle battery ditches cobalt for high performance without the supply chain risk baggage

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What Are EV Makers Doing To Improve Things For Cobalt Miners?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 01:05:04 +0000

In Tesla’s 2020 shareholder meeting, one shareholder proposal would have required the company to investigate the poor treatment of cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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Elon Musk Shares Battery & Vehicle Updates At European Conference — 1,000 Kilometer Range Vehicle Under Development

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 00:08:39 +0000

At the European Conference on Batteries, Elon Musk just shared a Tesla battery update

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Tesla Cofounder J.B. Straubel Wants To Build The World’s Top Battery Recycling Company

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:00:18 +0000

Autoblog has reported that Tesla cofounder and longtime CTO J.B. Straubel has big plans for the battery industry. We already knew that, but we have some new perspective from the recent reporting

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Tesla Actually Doesn’t “Tolerate The Death & Maiming Of Young Child Miners”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 05:18:58 +0000

While watching Tesla’s shareholder livestream, Terry Collingsworth, a human rights lawyer representing the Sisters of Good Shepherd, presented his thoughts on Proposal 7 for the 2020 Tesla shareholder meeting. Proposal 7 put forth the idea that Tesla should provide additional reporting on human rights

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What Tesla & Cobalt Mining In Canada Have In Common

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 09:00:12 +0000

What Tesla and Cobalt Mining in Canada have in CommonIn a recent article by Zachary Shahan, he wrote that some of the main challenges that face EV manufacturers are specifically around securing a supply chain for their EV battery manufacturing. While it is clear that EVs need efficient batteries, it is not as well known that it also takes one or two years to get a battery production plant up and running, just ask industry leader Tesla, Inc

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