Threat of cobalt supply crunch could hinder EV growthMay 21
A burgeoning risk of a supply crunch in cobalt -- a key battery metal that has more than tripled in price in two years -- poses one of the biggest threats to forecasts for rising electric vehicle adoption.
Ford calls for Brexit clarity to help it make UK investment decisionMarch 7
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi will speed up collaborations in key areasMarch 1
Dyson wants to build 3 EV models, report saysFeb. 16
VW's Scania plans to invest in $5 billion Swedish battery plantJan. 26
Kobe Steel said to seek loan as shareholder offers supportOct. 30, 2017
Kobe Steel is seeking $440 million in loans from banks, a report said as rival Nippon Steel, a shareholder in Kobe, said it was ready to offer assistance as the company grapples with a scandal over falsified product specifications.
Signs of danger in the electronics supply chainAug. 28, 2017
Automotive supply chain professionals have seen lead times on passive components such as resistors, capacitors, inductors and transformers stretch out to one year or more in some cases -- and it is a problem.