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Is Elon Musk considering Tesla gigamines?

Will gigamines be added to the front of the Tesla supply chain? While Elon Musk's offer of a "giant contract" to mining companies able to supply nickel suggests the Tesla CEO would rather not... — Updated 8/12/2020 Full story

 
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BMW, Northvolt sign 2B Euro battery deal

In what has been series of moves toward expanding its electric vehicle lineup, BMW Group has signed a 2 billion euro (US$2.28 billion) long-term supply contract with Northvolt, a Swedish... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story

 
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German lithium supply may be in hot water

Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have developed a patent-pending process for what may be a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to extract lithium from... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story

 
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BMW sources sustainable Moroccan cobalt

BMW Group has secured a deal for 100 million euros worth of the sustainably sourced cobalt needed for the lithium-ion batteries that are powering its expanding line-up of electric vehicles. This... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story

 
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BMW adds SUV to electric vehicle lineup

The BMW Group July 14 announced the world premiere of its the BMW iX3, a sports utility vehicle that provides drivers with an emission-free option for enjoying the comfort, multi‑faceted... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 

BMW unveils Concept i4 electric Gran Coupe

BMW Group has unveiled its Concept i4, a gran coupe that brings fully electric vehicles to the core of the BMW brand. "The design is dynamic, clean and elegant. In short: a perfect BMW that... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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BMW expands battery plant on EV demand

Growing demand for electric vehicles has prompted the BMW Group to accelerate the expansion of production capacity and staff at its Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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Tesla heads to the mines for its batteries

Tesla Inc. needs an increasing amount of lithium, graphite, nickel and cobalt for the lithium-ion batteries that power its growing lineup of electric vehicles. With its own rapid expansion,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

New all-electric Mini Cooper makes debut

BMW Group is rolling out its new Mini Cooper SE, an all-electric version of this popular urban cruiser that is all about locally emission-free mobility. Powered by a 135-kilowatt, 184-horsepower... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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Plenty of lithium to go around for now

Half as dense as water, lithium is the lightest of all metals. Because it is highly reactive, however, it would not work to make super buoyant boats. Instead, this metal believed to be one of... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

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