Electric Vehicles Mining News

The electric car blindsides the automakers

An examination of the lithium market and the one company that Ron Struthers (of Struther's Resource Stock Report) believes is in the right place.

Electric cars prompt consultants CRU to explore cobalt sulphate index

Any cobalt sulphate prices published by CRU would be based on traded prices in China, a cobalt industry source said.

Why lithium, why now?

A global energy transition is underway, with lithium-ion as one of the leading energy storage technologies for both handheld technology and electric cars.

China leading the charge for lithium-ion megafactories

As exciting as Tesla's Gigafactory 1 project is, it’s actually just one of multiple large-scale “megafactories” being built – with many of them being in China.

Galaxy Resources: A new focus to meet the coming lithium demand

Just two years ago, Galaxy Resources Ltd. was overleveraged and unfocused.

Can electric vehicles drive vanadium demand?

Solar and wind can't produce power when there is no sun or turbulence in the air. That is why energy storage will be vital for offsetting and balancing use of traditional baseload power sources during peak and off-peak periods.

Macy's wires up for EVs

May 4, 2011 (Graeme Irvine, Editor www.RareMetalBlog.com) - "Nissan is pleased to report that the first vessel carrying post earthquake-produced Nissan LEAFs is scheduled to arrive to U.S. shores April 27," said Carlos Tavares, Chairman, Nissan Americas, at the keynote address of the New York International Auto Show. As part of the agreement, Macy's and ECOtality will identify six Macy's store locations in the San Diego metropolitan area for the installation of two Blink Level 2 Commercial Pedestal Chargers outside each store. ECOtality will begin installing Blink charging stations at Macy's store locations in Summer 2011.