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Stellantis signs lithium supply agreement with Vulcan Energy

The Stellantis Group has signed a binding agreement with lithium producer Vulcan Energy to supply battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Europe for the automaker’s electrified vehicles. Vulcan will supply Stellantis with between 81,000 and 99,000 metric tons of lithium hydroxide over the five-year term of the agreement. Shipments are to begin in 2026. The Vulcan supply… Read more »

Stellantis to display several new EVs at CES in January

Stellantis, which manufactures cars under no less than 14 separate brands, will be showing off several new plug-in models at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, on January 5-8. “Electrification, with our 30 electrified models available including fuel cell vans, connectivity and autonomy are all important facets of [the] future, but each cannot stand alone,” said… Read more »

Volkswagen Group announces three major new battery initiatives

Automakers that are serious about producing EVs understand that they need to build new supply chains, including major battery manufacturing capacity and secure sources of raw materials. The Volkswagen Group has been steadily turning up the voltage, raising its planned investment in EV and self-driving technologies to 73 billion euros ($86 billion) over the next… Read more »

German firms plan to exploit massive lithium deposits beneath the Rhine

Geologists have estimated that an area in the Upper Rhine Valley, in the Black Forest area of southwestern Germany, holds enough lithium for more than 400 million electric cars, making it one of the world’s biggest deposits. The trove could reduce the reliance of the German car industry on imported lithium. The European Commission estimates… Read more »

Columbus, Ohio wins $50 million in grants under the DOT Smart City Challenge

The city of Columbus, Ohio has won the Smart City Challenge, a competition organized by the DOT to encourage cities to develop plans for a 21st-century intelligent transportation system. 78 cities submitted applications for the award, which will provide up to $40 million from the DOT and an additional $10 million from Paul Allen’s Vulcan… Read more »

Smart City Challenge draws applications from 77 US cities

The Smart City Challenge is a competition organized by the DOT to encourage cities to develop plans for a 21st-century intelligent transportation system, including such innovations as data-driven management platforms, electric and automated vehicles, and the sharing economy. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that 77 cities have submitted applications for the Smart City Challenge,… Read more »