Monthly Archives: June 2017

China’s battery push and Elon Musk’s Tesla – Benchmark quoted in Bloomberg article

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence was recently quoted in an article written by Bloomberg News renewable energy correspondent, Joe Ryan. The article focuses on lithium-ion battery production in China, and in particular how despite Elon Musk and Tesla attracting many of the headlines, their plans modest when compared to China. By 2020 installed lithium-ion cell production capacity […]

Benchmark Minerals cited in Financial Times’ UK electric vehicle industry article

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence was recently cited in an article written by Financial Times’ Motor Correspondent, Peter Campbell. The article reviews UK’s plan to inject £250m into the country’s lithium ion battery powered electric vehicle (EV) industry and bolster production which is dominated by Nissan’s LEAF manufacturing in Sunderland. It cites Benchmark’s lithium ion battery megafactory […]

Electric bus manufacturer, Proterra, to speak at Cathodes 2017 battery conference

Proterra Inc, the manufacturer of a range of pure electric buses, will speak at the inaugural Cathodes 2017 conference organised by Benchmark Mineral Intelligence on 8-10 October, Newport Beach, US. Dustin Grace, Proterra’s director of battery engineering, will present the company’s strategy to design and build lithium ion battery packs for a range of electric […]