Honda’s Working On More US-Based Battery Production

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:06:03 +0000

If you remember 2022 (it seems so long ago now), you probably remember the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). If you’re a fan of EVs and you spend much time on social media, you probably saw all of the controversy over the Act’s treatment of battery minerals for EV tax credits. I predicted that the situation […]

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Lithium News: 7 Lithium Stories You Might Have Missed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 03:13:45 +0000

Lithium, lithium, lithium — as much as we cover the lithium market, there’s much more to cover. The lithium market is jumping. Below are 7 notable lithium stories we haven’t written about before today. Lithium Americas has started construction on its Thacker Pass lithium project located in Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) provided […]

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Getting More Lithium, Sustainably — Summit Nanotech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 01:21:22 +0000

The EV revolution is built on many things, but perhaps nothing else more than lithium. We need lithium for every type of EV battery for every type of vehicle that needs to be electrified. The challenge we’ve talked about for the past few years is that it takes several years to build a lithium extraction […]

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EV Revolution Activated: GM Puts $650 Million Into Securing Its US Lithium Supply

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 04:58:21 +0000

No matter how many Super Bowl commercials you run about your EV lineup, no matter how much you talk about your EV leadership, you can only sell as many EVs as you have batteries lined up for. That seems simple enough, right? The thing is, there’s a supply crunch not just for batteries, but also […]

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Australian Mining News — Not Just Lithium, But Rare Earths!

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 03:21:33 +0000

Andrew Forrest is a leader in the move away from fossil fuels. He established Fortescue Future Industries (FFFI) to capitalise on and accelerate the transition to a green global economy. Recently, while announcing Fortescue Metals Group’s “best-ever” half-year result he said: “We have … a very rare insight, I think, for a mining company, into […]

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How The Salton Sea Could Solve Battery Mineral Supply Issues

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 18:45:27 +0000

In late summer, it’s not uncommon for a big storm to send a gush of water down an arroyo, a dry streambed that gets cut by monsoon storms in the Southwest. To the farmers who lived in the Imperial Valley of California in 1905, the weird early summer water that came pouring down some of […]

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Stellantis Thinks EV Batteries & Hydrogen Fuel Cells Can Coexist

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 15:31:52 +0000

solid-state EV batteries energy storageStellantis is doubling down on solid-state EV batteries and hedging bets with hydrogen fuel cells.

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Mangrove Lithium CEO Talks Lithium Resources, Refining, & Localization

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 20:50:50 +0000

I recently talked with Mangrove Lithium CEO and cofounder Dr. Saad Dara about lithium resources, lithium refining, and localization of the EV battery supply chain for another episode of CleanTech Talk. You can find our CleanTech Talk podcast episodes on Anchor, Apple Podcasts / iTunes, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket, Podbean, Radio Public, SoundCloud, Spotify, or Stitcher. In his initial PhD work, Dr. Dara was focused on water […]

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GM Adds Buick To Electric Car Lineup In China

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2023 04:50:45 +0000

electric car evs china gm buick electra 5With the new Electra 5, GM banks on Buick brand to add high end SUV sizzle to its electric car sales in China.

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