Skyrocketing Nickel Prices Threaten Biden’s EV Agenda

Nickel prices have skyrocketed with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine due to fears that Russian supplies may be cut off. The disruption is causing supply problems for carmakers and others that need the metal. Nickel prices surged in the middle of March after which trading was temporarily suspended for several days and new restrictions were applied […]

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Expensive Electric Vehicle Makers are Ridin’ With Biden

Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden’s $2 trillion energy plan includes Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Clean Cars for America proposal. To enable the proposal, Biden will provide consumers rebates to swap old, less-efficient vehicles for newer American vehicles along with targeted incentives for manufacturers to build or retool factories to assemble zero-emission vehicles, parts, […]

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In the Pipeline: 4/3/13

I don’t always go to protests, but when I do, I make sure to bring my harmonica. Denver Post (4/1/13) reports: “Longmont and Fort Collins have banned the practice. Hickenlooper said Monday that past court rulings suggest cities can’t do that because mineral rights owners have to have reasonable access to recover the minerals for which they […]

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