A Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California. The Covid-19 pandemic is just the latest headache for the lithium industry, with prices down 37 per cent in the past year due to oversupply concerns. Photo: Reuters A Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California. The Covid-19 pandemic is just the latest headache for the lithium industry, with prices down 37 per cent in the past year due to oversupply concerns. Photo: Reuters
A Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California. The Covid-19 pandemic is just the latest headache for the lithium industry, with prices down 37 per cent in the past year due to oversupply concerns. Photo: Reuters

Covid-19 outbreak slows US push to produce electric vehicle minerals, rare earths

  • Pandemic has fuelled a bunker mentality among some executives
  • Coronavirus could cause a year or two’s delay on projects: Morningstar

Topic |   Electric cars
A Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California. The Covid-19 pandemic is just the latest headache for the lithium industry, with prices down 37 per cent in the past year due to oversupply concerns. Photo: Reuters A Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California. The Covid-19 pandemic is just the latest headache for the lithium industry, with prices down 37 per cent in the past year due to oversupply concerns. Photo: Reuters
A Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California. The Covid-19 pandemic is just the latest headache for the lithium industry, with prices down 37 per cent in the past year due to oversupply concerns. Photo: Reuters
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