Articles Tagged "Tesla"

Toyota Plans to Open Up Fuel Cell Patents

Lithium – Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine reported that in a move similar to Tesla's (NYSE:TSLA) earlier this year, Toyota (NYSE:TM) is planning to make 5,680 of its fuel cell patents publicly available. The company has said that it wants to “open the door to the hydrogen future” and “spur development and introduction of innovative fuel cell technologies.”

RB Energy Falls 33 Percent After Halting Production at Quebec Lithium Plant

Lithium – After failing to secure additional funding to maintain its current operations, lithium producer RB Energy announced Wednesday that it has halted work at its Quebec lithium plant. The statement follows last week's news that the company has not completed a best-efforts offering "due to difficult market conditions."

Lithium-manganese Batteries in EVs Much Safer than Dreamliner Chemistry

Lithium – Boeing’s Dreamliner battery woes are casting a dark shadow on both lithium batteries and the electric car industry. However, most electric car makers use lithium-manganese batteries, which are considered much safer in terms of thermal stability.

Lithium’s Long Term Competitive Advantage

Lithium – The question is not one of absolute feasibility; the question is one of economics and performance in the sense that how much more might it cost you to avoid lithium and REEs, and how much poorer performance will the resulting vehicle have.

A Healthy Appetite For Risk

Lithium – Risks are an integral part of investing, from green technology to mining exploration. True bargains are found during periods of uncertainty. It is often said that crisis equals danger plus opportunity. Investing successfully often begins during a period of market volatility by identifying risks and recognizing opportunities.