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A Rio Tinto-Volvo net-zero partnership

Rio Tino to supply low-carbon metals, Volvo offers low-emissions trucks Global mining giant Rio Tinto and European automaker Volvo Group have agreed to forge a partnership that will help both... — Updated 9/20/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
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More gallium the key to green hydrogen

A liquid metal being explored for use in shapeshifting soft robots and enhancing carbon-capturing properties of platinum, gallium is proving to be the missing link to many questions materials... — Updated 9/13/2022 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Volvo signs SteelZero for net-zero goals

Volvo Cars has become the first carmaker to sign up with the SteelZero initiative, a net-zero steel pledge, which commits the European automaker to stringent carbon dioxide-based steel sourcing... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Hertz to purchase 65,000 Polestar 2 EVs

Swedish premium electric performance carmaker Polestar recently announced a new global partnership with Hertz Corp. to sell 65,000 electric vehicles to the global car rental company over the next... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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IDTechEx speculates fuel cell EV future

Market and business research firm, IDTechEx, predicts that while battery electric vehicles (BEV) are paving the way for decarbonizing road transport, the hydrogen fuel cell will claim a leading... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Volvo CE opens first hydrogen fuel cell lab

Volvo Construction Equipment recently opened a lab to test and develop hydrogen fuel cell technology solutions in heavy construction machines and other applications, marking a significant... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Quebec invests in battery metals tracing

Quebec has put in motion a plan to establish itself as a leader in the global transition to a green economy – by both lowering the eastern Canadian province's carbon footprint through the... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Mercedes tackles cobalt mining issues

Mercedes-Benz says it will follow its supply chains all the way back to the mines, if that is what it takes to ensure that the lithium and cobalt going into its rapidly expanding line of electric... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Tesla empowers artisanal cobalt miners

Tesla Inc. has joined a growing effort to address artisanal cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo, not by boycotting this much maligned source of the lithium-ion battery metal but by... — Updated 7/10/2022 Full story

 
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Solving the critical cobalt conundrum

The envisioned green future where every North American is driving a battery-powered electric vehicle charged with renewable energy could be undermined by cobalt, a somewhat scarce and controversia... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 

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