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Aquatech to provide lithium refining process for Lithium Americas’s Thacker Pass project

Water treatment company Aquatech has been awarded a contract for the lithium refining and purification process plants by Lithium Americas for the Thacker Pass lithium project in Nevada, the largest known lithium reserve in the US.  Aquatech specializes in delivering process technology for the refining and purification of battery-grade lithium chemical products from clays, brines… Read more »

GM and Lithium Americas to develop lithium production through $650-million investment

General Motors and Lithium Americas plan to jointly invest in the development of the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, which the companies call “the largest known source of lithium in the US.” GM plans to use lithium carbonate from Thacker Pass in its proprietary Ultium battery cells.  As part of the deal, GM will make… Read more »

EV lithium consumption rises 40% in 2023, led by Europe and Americas

Adamas Intelligence data shows that 408,214 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) were deployed globally in new passenger EV batteries last year, up by 40% from 2022. Europe and the Americas accounted for 40% of global deployment, rising by 38% to 163,423 tons in 2023. Across the three continents, Tesla took the top spot with… Read more »

EV lithium consumption in Q3 2022 up 70% over last year

In Q3 2022, more than 77,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) were deployed in the cells of recently sold passenger plug-in vehicles globally, 70% more than was deployed in the same period the year before, according to Adamas Intelligence. In the Asia Pacific region, LCE deployment rose 100% year-over-year in Q3 2022 to 49,000… Read more »

American Battery Solutions wins $166-million DOE loan to expand Ohio and Michigan EV battery plants

The DOE has offered American Battery Solutions (ABS) a $165.9-million loan under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program.  The company plans to use the funds to expand its battery pack assembly facilities in Springboro, Ohio and Lake Orion, Michigan. The project will support the company’s goal of delivering standardized and customized battery packs… Read more »

DOE releases $131 million in funding for EV batteries and other transport-related projects

The latest round of funding to be announced by the US Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office includes support for a wide range of projects designed to advance low-carbon transportation technologies, including several EV-related initiatives. A big chunk of the money—$60 million—will go to the United States Advanced Battery Consortium to further develop pre-competitive vehicle-related… Read more »

A closer look at graphite—its forms, functions and future in EV batteries

Q&A with Graphex CEO John DeMaio Reading the EV press, you might assume that lithium, cobalt and nickel are the stars of the battery show—they get a lot of coverage, as pundits debate the relative merits of NMC and LFP cathode chemistries and agonize over looming shortages. Meanwhile, over in the anode, there’s an unsung… Read more »

Adamas Intelligence says LFP cell deployment is up 237% in H1 2022

The latest biannual report on the global EV market from Adamas Intelligence highlights expanding EV sales, as well as the growing popularity of LFP battery chemistries, in the first half of 2022. In the first half of 2022, 6.23 million new passenger EVs were registered around the world—an increase of 42% compared to the same… Read more »

July battery materials report: Monthly EV and raw material sales slipped, but are still soaring year-over-year

Global EV sales and deliveries of battery raw materials fell on a monthly basis in July, but are still showing strong growth compared to July 2021, according to the latest Monthly Battery Raw Materials Deployment report from Adamas Intelligence. In July 2022, global monthly sales of electrified passenger vehicles (EVs, PHEVs and hybrids) came to… Read more »