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Titans forge critical lithium alliances

The lightest of all the metals in the universe, lithium has emerged as the namesake for the batteries powering electric vehicles down global highways and storing renewable energy for those EVs to... — Updated 9/14/2021 Full story

 
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Antimony may be a renewable energy hero

An unsung war hero that saved countless American troops during World War II, an overlooked battery material that has played a pivotal role in storing electricity for more than 100 years, and a... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 
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Recycling to complete a circular economy

Reminiscent of America's gilded age, the world is priming itself for a new era of technology and energy centered on the electricity that sparked the imaginations of visionaries such as Nikola... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 
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Soaring critical energy minerals demand

Global governments and industries are setting increasingly ambitious targets for the phasing out of fossil fuel-burning automobiles in favor of electric vehicles charged with green energy.... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 
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GM secures green US geothermal lithium

In a move to help secure the lithium-ion battery metals required to achieve its aspiration of getting "Everybody in" an electric vehicle, General Motors has forged a strategic partnership with... — Updated 7/20/2021 Full story

 
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GM investing $35B in its electric future

Putting its foot to the "electric pedal" in a race toward the all-electric mobility future it envisions, General Motors has bolstered its investments into electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 b... — Updated 6/29/2021 Full story

 
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GM powers trains, planes and automobiles

Semis, trains, and now planes, General Motors' Hydrotec hydrogen fuel cell technology is offering a zero-carbon-emissions alternative to powering the way goods and people are being transported.... — Updated 6/29/2021 Full story

 
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Li-Cycle to recycle GM Ultium batteries

While it is still several years before any significant quantities of the Ultium batteries going into the next generation of General Motors electric vehicles will reach the end of their lifecycle,... — Updated 5/11/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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GM excited with new factory and truck

Continuing its shift toward electric mobility, General Motors has unveiled a new Chevrolet Silverado that has been rebooted as the company's first all-electric pickup. To be built at GM's new... — Updated 4/20/2021 Full story

 
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Shape memory metal gets new job on Mars

Two metals, nickel and titanium, come together in a unique alloy that is gaining popularity in new applications, including in outer space. Known as "nitinol," this high-demand metal is prized for... — Updated 4/1/2021 Full story

 
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GM advances Ultium lithium-metal battery

In its push to get "everybody in" on its transition to electric vehicles, General Motors is working closely with SolidEnergy Systems to accelerate the development of a next-generation Ultium... — Updated 3/23/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes

Ford invests $1B in European EV future

Ford Motor Company Feb. 17 announced a US$1 billion investment to transform its century old German-based vehicle assembly facility in Cologne, one of the largest manufacturing centers and the... — Updated 2/18/2021 Full story

 
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Will Farrell, GM take EV battle to Norway

When it comes to the "Super Bowl" of electric vehicles, Norway is the undisputed world champion, a fact that does not sit well with Will Ferrell or General Motors. Behind the wheel of an... — Updated 2/9/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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GM unveils all electric delivery ecosystem

In following a rebranding focused on mass adoption of electric mobility, General Motors announced the launch of a new venture, BrightDrop, intended to promote its growing electric vehicle market... — Updated 1/26/2021 Full story

 
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Electric mobility metals inflection point

January 8, 2021 may go down in history as the inflection point for the transition from the fossil fuel powered vehicles that transported humanity through the 20th century to the electric vehicles... — Updated 1/22/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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GM embraces electric inflection point

In what may be an inflection point, not only for a legendary American automaker but for the future of automobiles around the globe, General Motors has set off on a new path, an all-electric path.... — Updated 1/12/2021 Full story

 
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Graphene enhanced copper offers EV edge

Working with General Motors, researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have discovered that a tiny bit of graphene can increase the conductivity of copper wire by 5%. "That may seem... — Updated 10/27/2020 Full story

 
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Magnets are rare earth feed for Geomega

It is estimated that upwards of US$13.8 billion of rare earth magnets are imported into the United States each year, which is creating a stockpile of some of the most widely used rare earth... — Updated 8/26/2020 Full story

 
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GM to unveil Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV

On Aug. 6, General Motors will introduce the world to the Cadillac Lyriq, an all-electric crossover SUV that will be the first in an upcoming portfolio of battery-electric luxury vehicles from Cad... — Updated 8/12/2020 Full story

 
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New Battery Deal idea floated to Congress

In addition to dealing a major blow to the economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on a chink in the United States' economic and security armor – an overreliance on foreign... — Updated 7/15/2020 Full story

 
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Annual EV fuel savings average $450 in US

An electric vehicle owner may be able to save a car payment or two per year due to the lower costs of powering up an EV compared to driving a similar gas car, according to a new analysis... — Updated 7/1/2020 Full story

 
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USA Rare Earth adds magnet equipment

USA Rare Earth LLC has acquired state-of-the-art neodymium-iron-boron permanent magnet manufacturing equipment, another key piece to the company's strategy to establish a complete rare earths mine... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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All hands effort to make ventilator parts

U.S. automakers are assessing whether they can convert their plants to manufacture critical medical equipment, like ventilators, that will be in short supply as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads throu... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Ultium EV battery powers new GM legacy

Detroit-based auto giant General Motors has taken an enormous leap towards an all-electric vehicle future with the reveal of their new Ultium battery and a plan to rapidly grow its EV portfolio,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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Brash, controversial Hummer reborn as EV

Tesla Inc. created a buzz with the industrial techno Cybertruck, a behemoth of a pickup that is pushing the boundaries of electrical vehicles (EV) and their design. Now, General Motors Co. (GM)... — Updated 2/4/2020 Full story

 

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