Phones overtaken by EVs as top cobalt demand

By 2026, the automotive industry could account for half of global cobalt demand

Tesla strikes deal for low carbon nickel

Vale will transport the nickel from Canada to Tesla in the US

Tesla offering free EV charging for those fleeing Ukrainian war

Stations near the borders of the country will be made free to both Tesla and non-Tesla drivers

EV sales trump diesel in Europe for first time

More than 20% of new cars sold in 18 European markets were electric

Volkswagen CEO: ‘30,000 jobs could be lost with a slow transition to EVs’

Herbert Diess has reportedly told the company a delay in shifting to EVs could cost jobs in light of acceleration in production from rivals such as Tesla

Diesel car sales plummet by 72% in last year

This is while EV sales have jumped up by 30%

‘Europe’s biggest’ EV charging hub to land in Oxford this year

The project is being developed by Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, Oxford City Council, EV charging firm Fastned, Tesla and services provider Wenea

Tesla joins Fair Cobalt Alliance to support miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The country currently produces approximately 70% of the world’s cobalt, which is predominantly used to produce batteries

Tesla Megapack batteries commissioned at new energy storage site in Dorset

Renewable energy solutions provider Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) and clean power developer Harmony Energy have commissioned their first utility-scale energy storage project at Holes Bay

Tesla Model 3 with integrated solar panel hits the Dutch roads

The vehicle is part of Lightyear’s research on the value of integrated solar technology in cars