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electric vehicles

Opinion

Charging up – evolution of EV battery sector

Lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous, whether it be in consumer products, electric vehicles (EVs) or commercial and industrial energy storage. Nowhere is this more evident than in EVs, which are making meaningful inroads into the transportation market, with market data company Canalys estimating 6.5 million EVs were sold worldwide in 2021, more than double the prior year.

Renewables/Energy Transition

Thailand’s PTT closer to ruling EV market in Southeast Asia

Thai oil and gas group PTT has signed a joint venture deal with leading electronics producer Foxconn to make electric vehicles (EVs) as Thailand aims to become the region's top manufacturer and exporter of EVs. The move underscores the state-backed energy company's desire to diversify away from the traditional oil and gas business, which may have slower growth potential in the long run.

Asia

Thailand’s oil giant is going on a green spending spree

Thailand’s oil giant, whose sales account for about 10% of the nation’s economic output, is suddenly spending billions of dollars on electric-vehicle and renewable-energy companies and tilting its traditional businesses toward chemicals and plastics.

Opinion

Ten steps to a greener future?

Boris Johnson's Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution sets out how the UK looks to "build back better" from the impact of coronavirus by creating green jobs and accelerating the transition to net zero emissions by 2050.