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Browsing the "rare-earth metals" Tag

New Electric Bentley Won’t Use Rare Earth Elements

August 17th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Bentley has just announced the launch of a 3-year study whose aim is the production of a fully integrated, free from rare-earth magnet e-axle powertrain that will support new electric vehicle architectures as well as the electrification of its current "legacy" platforms


Tesla Short Seller: Protect America! Ban Electric Cars!!

May 31st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Electric cars use cobalt and rare earth metals. The Chinese are hording them and may refuse to sell them to the US. Therefore we the US should immediately ban the sale of electric cars in the name of national security? Got all that?


The Hotel Which Floats On Sand

February 21st, 2013 | by Chris Milton

Hidden away in the Gobi Desert is “the bay of sand”, Xiangshawan.  It’s a popular tourist destination for China’s newly [&hellip


Supply Risks for 16 Materials Key to Clean Energy Technologies

December 29th, 2011 | by Andrew

Rare earth metals and other raw materials are critical to continuing the transition to a clean energy economy. In its "2011 Critical Materials" report, the DOE identifies and assesses the importance of 16 key clean energy raw materials and plots them against supply risk over short and medium-term scenarios


Other Cleantech News of the Week

July 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Other cleantech news from around from the past week or so, stuff that didn't fit into my other five categories too well -- politics, solar energy, wind energy, transportation, and energy efficiency.


Clean Transportation Link Drop

January 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Some of the best or biggest clean transportation news from the past week (other than what we covered): Road Trains [&hellip



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