EV watch: Cobalt prices rise as consumer interest mounts

By Charlotte Radford
Published: Tuesday, 09 August 2016

IM and sister publication Metal Bulletin track the latest news and developments in the electric vehicle sector, and monitor the price moves in lithium and cobalt – essential raw materials for the all-important batteries.

Consumer enthusiasm for electric vehicles (EVs) is growing as carmakers prepare to bring battery-powered cars into the mainstream.
As a result, traders are getting excited about cobalt and lithium, the raw materials crucial for the production of EV batteries, with lithium prices hitting multi-year highs this year and cobalt set...

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