Indonesia is sticking with its nickel export ban to enhance domestic industry and leverage global battery demand.
Indonesia dominates global nickel production, key for EVs, but faces challenges in EV battery chemistry shifts and geopolitics.
Sodium-ion technology can deliver low-cost EVs with sufficient range to suit commuters and city drivers in particular.
The UAW wants Ford, GM, and Stellantis to pay union-level wages and benefits at all joint-venture-operated EV battery plants in the U.S.
Jaguar Land Rover’s plan to build the largest battery plant in the UK is very welcome news for UK auto manufacturing.