Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Nissan Motor Co. wants to use its Tennessee battery plant to manufacture lithium-ion batteries, motors, and other components for its Leaf electric car.
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Lithium – Mining Weekly reported that lithium project developer Canada Lithium (TSX:CLQ) has signed an off-take agreement with Marubeni, a Japanese commodity trader. The agreement will involve 25% of the company’s lithium production, and will give Marubeni the exclusive rights to distribute Canada Lithium’s lithium carbonate in Japan for three years.
Lithium – Bloomberg reported that Nissan Motor Co. (PINK:NSANY), which late last year opened the biggest lithium-ion battery plant in Tennessee, has announced that it will add a cheaper version of the rechargeable Leaf, as the car’s production begins.
Lithium – Some of the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking car manufacturers are rolling out their latest lines of lithium-ion battery-powered electric vehicles in 2013.
Rare Earth – CNBC reported that Nissan has upgraded its Leaf electric car with improvements to its battery life and a reduction of rare-earth use by 40 percent for the electric motor.
Lithium – Nissan has recently released a new six year environmental agenda and is expanding the Smyrna facility with a $1 billion lithium battery plant on site with a capacity of up to 200,000 lithium battery packs per year with the potential both for domestic production and export.
Vanadium – NY Daily News reported that Nissan (TSE:7201) built a fast electric car charger using vanadium oxide.
Vanadium – GMA News reported that Nissan (TSE:7201) has developed a car battery made with vanadium oxide that charges in ten minutes.
Palladium – Except for a ten-day period from March 14th to the 24th when palladium prices fell off a cliff and then steadily rebuilt, the impact of the Japanese troubles on the price of palladium has been limited.
Lithium – For lithium investors the strong focus of technological innovations, including the latest in electric hybrids, pure electric solutions and hydrogen-powered models have already made the event a success as a showcase of both advanced concept models in addition to a more immediate term, and practical product display.