Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Japan announces fresh sanctions on Russia Japan’s foreign and trade ministries jointly announced on Friday that Tokyo would impose sanctions on 15 Russian individuals and nine organizations. The move will raise the number of Russian individuals sanctioned by Japan to 76, and the number of organizations to 12. The 15 additional individuals include Russian Foreign … Read more