Electric Vehicle

The Truth About Electric Vehicles

Is a Prius worse for the planet than a Hummer? Are EVs coal-powered cars? Do electric cars produce more CO2 than gasoline (ICE) vehicles? Well, it depends who you ask. It seems every time something EV related is published, people feel compelled to share their own research. So, how do you know which information is

Electric vehicle drives by the ocean in Rhode Island

Momentum Builds Behind Electric Cars in RI

If you’re a Rhode Island resident, you’ve probably noticed a recent increase in electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. You may be asking yourself, “how can all of these people afford electric cars?!” For many years, there’s been a stereotype that only wealthy individuals can afford them. Through recent efforts, electric vehicles are becoming more

lithium battery

Tesla Effect: Lithium to Lift Commodities

Lithium to Benefit Aluminum, Copper Today, battery-powered vehicles represent only 2% of the consumer market, with lithium demand for batteries at about 175,000 tons annually. Manufacturers including Tesla, Chevrolet, and Nissan have plans to expand production significantly over the next five years, requiring more lithium, which is concentrated in a handful of locations in Chile,