[30469 new energy vehicles were promoted in Hebei Province in August 2019] from January to August this year, a total of 30469 new energy vehicles were promoted in Hebei Province, which has achieved the annual target ahead of schedule. In the first eight months of this year, China promoted a total of 793000 new energy vehicles, accounting for 3.8 per cent of Hebei's contribution, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. Up to now, Hebei Province has promoted more than 120000 new energy vehicles, ranking 11th in the country.
[Mali Lithium's Goulamina lithium mine is licensed by the Malian government] Mali Lithium announced that its Goulamina lithium mine project has obtained a water permit from the Malian government to allow the company to pump water from the nearby Selingue dam. The latest feasibility study of the Goulamina project estimates that if a concentrator with an annual capacity of 2 million tons is built, the average annual output of lithium concentrate could reach 362000 tons, totaling 5.7 million tons, within the initial mining life of 16 years.
[or self-made battery GM plans to form a joint venture with LG Chemical] LG Chemistry is reportedly promoting a joint venture with GM on new energy vehicle power batteries, in addition to GM's plans to set up a new battery plant in the United States. The move comes after GM offered to build a new battery factory to solve the job problem in negotiations with the United Automobile Union (UAW). GM has pledged to invest $7 billion (49.6 billion yuan) in the United States to produce electric pickup trucks and build battery factories.
[the production and sale of new energy vehicles is still 600000 units away from the target for the whole year] in the first three quarters, the cumulative production and sales of new energy vehicles in January and August reached 799000 and 793000 respectively, up 31.6 per cent and 32 per cent respectively from the same period last year. At the beginning of this year, the China Automobile Association expected to sell more than 1.6 million new energy passenger vehicles for the whole of 2019. Although the target was later lowered to 1.5 million, sales in September would be about 100000, according to the growth rate of sales in July and August. 600000 units are still close to the target of 1.5 million for the whole year. To meet the target set at the beginning of the year, sales will have to reach an average of 200000 per month in the fourth quarter.
[Bosch starts producing silicon carbide microchips next year to help improve the mileage of electric vehicles] Robert Bosch (Robert Bosch), a German auto parts supplier, is reported to start producing a new generation of microchips in Germany next year for electric vehicles, helping to improve energy efficiency. Bosch executives said its Roy Lingen plant was responsible for producing 150mm chips, while the first samples would be delivered to potential customers and put into a number of mass-produced electric cars in three years' time. The chip uses a different semiconductor material, silicon carbide (SiC), which has the characteristics of high temperature resistance and voltage resistance. The chip system is mainly responsible for the repeated transmission of current between the battery and the power system.
[Lithium: raise its performance expectations and triple its net profit in the first three quarters] Lithium announced that the company had expected net profit of 885 million yuan to 951 million yuan in the first three quarters, an increase of 134% to 151% over the same period last year. After the revision, the net profit is expected to be 1.138 billion yuan-1.171 billion yuan, an increase of 201%-209% over the same period last year. Performance correction is mainly: the company's main business sales increased by more than 50% compared with the same period last year, the market demand of various series of products is strong, the gross profit margin of products is rising, and the profitability is growing rapidly.
[Model 3 shows up on the Tesla Shanghai factory test runway or goes into production next week] according to the latest video filmed by drones, a Model 3 electric vehicle appeared on a new test runway near Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory 3 plant, which is likely to be produced by the Shanghai plant.
[Audi released a new electric car espionage photo similar to the A5 / based PPE platform] A few days ago, Audi released a video of a new electric sports car showing Audi a brand new electric car similar in size to the A5 Sportback. It is reported that the new car will be based on Audi and Lamborghini jointly built on the PPE platform. On the power side, the new car, in line with the Taycan, will carry an 800 volt power system that will provide 350 kilowatts of power. The maximum range can reach 300 miles (483 kilometers). It is reported that the first batch of Audi models based on the PPE platform will be launched in 2022.
SMM Cobalt Lithium small Metal Research team
Hong Lu 021-51666814
Qin Jingjing 021-51666828
Scan QR code and apply to join SMM metal exchange group, please indicate company + name + main business