Threatened by possible shortages of lithium for electric car batteries, automakers are racing to lock in supplies of the mineral in a politically and environmentally fraught competition.
Stellantis NV and LG Energy Solution Ltd. are reviewing an offer from the Canadian and Ontario governments to salvage an electric vehicle battery plant in Windsor, across from Detroit.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kentucky officials say they are pausing $21 million in economic incentives to Microvast for a proposed electric vehicle battery facility.
Advocates for Ford’s $3.5 billion electric vehicle lithium-ion battery plant in Marshall, Mich., say the 2,500 jobs it promises are much needed for the city of less than 7,000.
COVINGTON, Ga. — Ascend Elements takes spent lithium-ion batteries and scrap from EV battery makers and grinds them to dust, salvaging minerals for reuse in new EV power sources.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Honda says it will build a $3.5 billion joint-venture battery factory in rural southern Ohio and hire 2,200 people to staff it as the company starts to turn the state into its North American electric vehicle hub.October 11, 2022
Michigan awarded incentives to two new battery projects — a local startup building a cell plant and a Chinese firm that may produce battery components — as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer seeks to secure future automotive jobs in the state.
A key lithium producer in Australia, the world’s top supplier, is urging electric car manufacturers and battery makers to become its partners in new refinery projects, arguing their direct financial backing is vital to avoid shortfalls of the material that’s crucial to the clean energy transition.
Albemarle Corp., the world’s largest producer of lithium, raised its outlook for the second time this month as tight supply and growing electric vehicle demand forces battery makers to pay up for the metal.