Fastmarkets spoke with Canada-based Northern Graphite CEO Hugues Jacquemin on North American graphite, the electric vehicle (EV) industry and the need for a North American supply chain on Wednesday July 17

Analysis by UK-based industry group ChargeUK shows that there are now more than 930,000 public, home and workplace charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) across the nation, supporting 1.1 million such vehicles

Germany-based Volkswagen Group’s battery company PowerCo and California-based QuantumScape have entered into an agreement to industrialize QuantumScape’s solid-state lithium-metal battery technology, the companies announced on Thursday July 11

Chinese export prices for light rare earth products were unchanged for the fourth consecutive week on Thursday July 11, with suppliers firmly rejecting further price cuts, but low demand continued to pull down prices for heavy rare earth products used in magnets

Payables for nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) black mass in the CIF Asia markets showed mixed trends in June

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has positively affected the automotive sector in the four years since its implementation and automakers are increasingly investing in zero-emission and hybrid vehicles, according to the US Trade Representative (USTR)

Heightened price volatility observed in many energy metals underpinning the energy transition, including lithium and cobalt, has encouraged the deployment of a variety of hedging strategies, including the increased use of financial tools, industry participants have told Fastmarkets.

Australia’s Lynas Rare Earths, the largest rare earth product producer outside China, is doubling down on plans to produce separated heavy rare earth products for high-performance magnets in Malaysia, alongside its existing project in the United States, it announced on Thursday June 27

German chemical producer BASF announced on Monday June 24 that it will exit a $2.6 billion investment in a nickel-cobalt refining project in Weda Bay, Indonesia due to significant changes in the nickel market since the inception of the project

The aluminium market in China was expected to come under massive demand from the new energy vehicle (NEV) sector in the years ahead, but the aluminium industry still faced various challenges in the application of the metal in NEVs, Fastmarkets has learned.