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.
Fisker's comeback powered by new batteryMay 20
EV batteries present new challenges for firefightersMay 16
Fires on electric vehicles are rare, but the volatile chemistry of their batteries and the need for special training on how to extinguish them raises new safety questions as automakers are poised to dramatically increase production.
Lithium glut fears tempered by optimism over surging demand for EV batteriesApril 9
Nissan enters former radioactive zone for battery recycling ventureApril 7
Nissan casts doubt on solid-state batteriesMarch 31
China draws up plans to promote EV standardizationMarch 27
China said it will work to improve levels of standardization in its electric vehicle industry -- a sector it is aggressively promoting to help combat smog and to position the country as a leading car-making giant in the future.
Dyson wants to build 3 EV models, report saysFeb. 16
VW's Scania plans to invest in $5 billion Swedish battery plantJan. 26
Wanted: A really big German flashlightDec. 25, 2017
Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteriesDec. 13, 2017
Toyota and Panasonic are considering jointly developing batteries for EVs, a partnership that could help the Japanese automaker in its late bid to begin EV production after concentrating on plug-in hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles.