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LIAR, LIAR, BATTERY SUPPLIER! REALLY?
Christopher Mims of the Wall Street Journal writes on 26 February 2022: “In the superheated market for batteries, promising lab development often get overhyped by startups.” He quotes an oft heard phrase: liar, liar, battery supplier. On the day before, Heather Somerville and Eliott Brown, also of the Wall Street Journal, describe “SPAC startups made lofty promises” that “aren’t working out.”
THE SUN WILL RISE FROM THE WEST: PREDICTIONS FOR 2022
To say 2021 was a busy year would be an understatement. So, it is timely that I return to writing, not to reflect on the past year, but rather to contemplate the trends of the new year. We live in a unique epoch. The tide to electrify everything has turned. Government...
BATTERY SAFETY IS THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM…MAKE IT A FRONT-AND-CENTER PRIORITY
In the 4th quarter of 2020, Hyundai recalled 82,000 electric vehicles globally due to battery fire risks at a cost of nearly a billion dollars. General Motors also recalled 69,000 Bolt EVs for battery fire risks. BMW, too, recalled nearly 27,000 plug-in hybrid EVs...