Lithium glut fears tempered by optimism over surging demand for EV batteriesApril 9
VW will build EVs in 16 factories in zero-emission pushMarch 13
VW said it will expand production of electric cars to 16 factories worldwide through the end of 2022. The automaker also said it has selected partners to provide battery cells and related technology worth about $25 billion for EV projects in Europe and China.
Bosch decides against own battery cell productionFeb. 28
Dyson: Billion here, billion thereFeb. 26
James Dyson, who established the company that bears his name and vacuumed up quite a fortune, aims to bring three electric vehicles to market and may build them in China, according to the Financial Times.
New global player CATL sets EV battery sights on Europe, U.S.Feb. 5
How Silicon Valley startup Nuro envisions delivery van of the futureJan. 30
The future of driverless driving looks like a giant toaster with a funny hat. That's an approximation of a new autonomous vehicle unveiled by Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup that's been cryptic about its business plan.
Lithium makers for EV batteries get a dedicated hedge fundJan. 19
Autonomous cars need tougher batteries, lithium ion pioneer saysDec. 28, 2017
Bracing for EV shift, NGK Spark Plug ignites all solid-state battery questDec. 22, 2017
Facing the eventual demise of gasoline engines, the world's biggest maker of spark plugs is turning its focus to a component it believes will be just as vital in the coming era of electric vehicles -- next-generation all solid state batteries.