30 Sep 2023, 08:54 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / Mining for raw materials will affect millions, while LFP batteries increase the EV footprint. Still, global EV battery production is estimated to skyrocket
31 May 2023, 19:34 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Benchmark Mineral Intelligence said we would need 359 new mines to make all batteries BEVs will need. What about 7,513% more?
9 May 2023, 15:49 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / China has the world's largest car market and controls most raw materials for batteries and cell makers. Its support is crucial for electric cars to work.
31 Jan 2023, 20:09 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Gill Pratt created an interesting example to show there are more benefits in multiple small batteries than in a few massive ones
19 Nov 2022, 18:42 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / There is even a point that needs to be carefully addressed: does the world really have all the raw materials the electric shift will demand?
31 Oct 2022, 11:58 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Financial Times found out that Tesla considered buying a minority stake in mining company Glencore, but the deal didn’t conclude over environmental concerns
25 Sep 2022, 07:32 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Germany learned it should not depend on a dictator with imperialist ambitions in the worst way possible. Relying on China may hold similar traps.
8 Sep 2022, 12:32 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / By 2035, we’ll need at least 74 more lithium mines, 62 for cobalt, 72 for nickel, 97 for natural graphite, and 54 for synthetic graphite. But there’s a catch.
15 Jul 2022, 12:25 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Copper, a metal that is crucial for the world’s energy transition, is in short supply, threatening to derail the zero-emission transition
7 Jul 2022, 09:27 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Imagine laptops, tablets, smartphones, and all other gadgets you have to charge having to compete with electric vehicles: it’s going to get ugly.
31 May 2022, 09:52 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Raw materials needed to build Li-Ion batteries have gone through the roof in the past year, but Goldman Sachs analysts think the gold rush is over
12 May 2022, 11:35 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla's 2021 Impact Report shares rare details about the EV maker’s supply chain, with many raw materials being sourced directly from the mines
3 May 2022, 18:13 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla’s supplier CATL will raise its battery prices after supply chain pressure mounted, leading to new EV price hikes that will further degrade affordability
22 Apr 2022, 17:28 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / If you think about it, the U.S. was the country that showed everyone how manufacturing should be done. Now it is time to shine once again – by going dirty
3 Mar 2022, 18:57 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The dire repercussions of the decision made RJ Scaringe honor the agreed price reservation holders had before March 1st, 2022.
2 Mar 2022, 11:56 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / To be fair, Laura Schwab had already warned Rivian would have to increase its prices before raw material shortage hit electric cars
27 Feb 2022, 19:40 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Thankfully, Circular Energy Storage published an article that sheds light on many aspects of the electrification shift that could go unnoticed.
19 Aug 2021, 17:31 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / According to Simon Moores, managing director of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, imagining that EVs will give the Taliban “a pot of gold” is incorrect.
21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / If last years' prices for aluminum, copper, oil, palladium, steel and other raw materials have gone crazy and represented an obstruction in PSA's plan to cut down costs, the new year shows...