Tagged Alternative Fuel Vehicle

Lithium From A Surprising Source (Infographic)

By Andrea Bertoli If we’re going to scale up electric vehicle production, we need an abundance of lithium. Mining or production capacity is quite limited at this point, and it looks like the oil industry might be the best source of this valuable mineral going forward towards a more renewable future Lithium From A Surprising…

Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!)

By Zachary Shahan Electric car sales are increasing at very different speeds around the world. Some developed countries still only see a handful of electric car sales per month. Others are moving hundreds of cars off of lots and into garages every day Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!) was originally published on…

Volkswagen Stockpiling Cobalt in its Move Toward Electric Cars

By Ray Prince As part of Volkswagen’s ambitious efforts to reorient itself toward vehicle electrification, the brand has started to solicit proposals from cobalt producers for ten year’s worth of supply starting in 2019. According to cobalt industry sources, Reuters reports the deadline to submit proposals is by the end of September with finalized contracts…

Volocopter Receives €25 Million In Funding For Air Taxi

By The Beam German company Volocopter has recently received €25m in funding to develop its all-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle (VTOL). The investment came from Stuttgart-based automobile company Daimler, Berlin-based technology investor Lukasz Gadowski, and a number of other additional investors. Volocopter Receives €25 Million In Funding For Air Taxi was originally published on…

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