VW Moves to Secure Cobalt Supplies in Shift to Electric Cars

LONDON (Reuters) – Germany’s Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars.  Volkswagen, which decided on the strategic shift to electric vehicles (EVs) after it was engulfed in the “dieselgate” scandal, plans to invest more than 20

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Scotland to ‘phase out’ new petrol and diesel cars by 2032

THE INDEPENDENT  – Shehab Khan Nicola Sturgeon outlines plans to ‘massively expand’ pilot projects to encourage uptake of electric vehicles  Nicola Sturgeon plans to ‘massively expand’ electric charging points in Scotland —Getty The Scottish government has pledged to phase out new petrol and diesel cars and vans across Scotland by 2032, eight years ahead of the

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