Electric vehicles Tag

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has described battery production – specifically lithium – as the ‘fundamental limiting factor’ for electric vehicle (EV) adoption worldwide, in a public appeal for greater investment in battery metals mining. Speaking on an earnings call with investors yesterday, Musk highlighted the growing...

SQM – the world’s second largest lithium miner – expects average lithium prices to rise by close to 50% on the previous quarter in the last three months of 2021, based on rapidly strengthening demand for electric vehicles. A sharp tightening of the market for lithium,...