Tesla downgrades battery range to make car prices more competitive

The electric vehicle (EV) market is facing significant headwinds. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook On the one hand, consumer anxiety over EVs’ limited range and extended recharge periods is making the majority reluctant to commit. High vehicle prices are not helping; significant uptake is only…

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The electric vehicle (EV) market is facing significant headwinds. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook On the one hand, consumer anxiety over EVs’ limited range and extended recharge periods is making the majority reluctant to commit. High vehicle prices are not helping; significant uptake is only...

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Week in Review: Geely-Volvo merger; China’s steel sector; iron ore prices

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: India’s auto sector; a merger of Geely and Volvo; China’s steel industry amid the coronavirus outbreak; the E.U.’s anti-dumping probe of aluminum extrusions from China; and iron…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: India’s auto sector; a merger of Geely and Volvo; China’s steel industry amid the coronavirus outbreak; the E.U.’s anti-dumping probe of aluminum extrusions from China; and iron...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel capacity utilization rate hits 82.1%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization checked in at 82.1% for the year to date, General Motors is working to transform its international operations, and copper prices have shown some upward momentum so far this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization checked in at 82.1% for the year to date, General Motors is working to transform its international operations, and copper prices have shown some upward momentum so far this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about...

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Automakers Geely, Volvo to merge and list

As if to underline the more dynamic and entrepreneurial nature of private sector firms, Geely Auto Group in China is set to create what many are describing as China’s first global car maker. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook Part of China’s big three private car…

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As if to underline the more dynamic and entrepreneurial nature of private sector firms, Geely Auto Group in China is set to create what many are describing as China’s first global car maker. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook Part of China’s big three private car...

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India’s auto sector reaches crucial point amid government’s emissions goals

India’s automobile sector is at a crossroads. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The country has embarked on a clean energy drive following its commitment to the Paris agreement in 2015 and has now dedicated itself to reduce its emissions by 2030….

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India’s automobile sector is at a crossroads. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The country has embarked on a clean energy drive following its commitment to the Paris agreement in 2015 and has now dedicated itself to reduce its emissions by 2030....

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Week in Review: MMI week; palladium prices; U.K. automotive sector after Brexit

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: U.S. steel prices, 2019 metals sector M&A activity, palladium prices, the copper market amid the coronavirus outbreak, the British automotive sector and more. Looking for metal price forecasting and…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: U.S. steel prices, 2019 metals sector M&A activity, palladium prices, the copper market amid the coronavirus outbreak, the British automotive sector and more. Looking for metal price forecasting and...

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What’s next for U.K. car manufacturing after Brexit?

One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s objectives when applying high import tariffs to steel, aluminum and, now, downstream products was to support domestic producers by making it economically more attractive to produce locally than to import. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook An unexpected, or at…

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One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s objectives when applying high import tariffs to steel, aluminum and, now, downstream products was to support domestic producers by making it economically more attractive to produce locally than to import. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook An unexpected, or at...

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Week in Review: Copper prices; British Steel roadblock; U.S. auto sales

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: copper prices and the coronavirus’ impact; European steel consumption; Jingye’s British Steel takeover bid; U.S. steel production; automotive sales and more. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: copper prices and the coronavirus’ impact; European steel consumption; Jingye’s British Steel takeover bid; U.S. steel production; automotive sales and more. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price...

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Automotive MMI: 2019 U.S. sales down; Nissan moves to quarterly reporting

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell three points for a February MMI reading of 86. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report U.S. automotive sales General Motors is scheduled to announce its Q4 and full-year 2019 sales results today at 8 a.m. ET. Ford, meanwhile, reported fourth-quarter sales…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell three points for a February MMI reading of 86. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report U.S. automotive sales General Motors is scheduled to announce its Q4 and full-year 2019 sales results today at 8 a.m. ET. Ford, meanwhile, reported fourth-quarter sales...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. construction spending falls 0.2% in December

This morning in metals news, U.S. construction spending dipped in the final month of 2019, China’s top electric vehicle battery maker has signed a supply deal with Tesla and Caterpillar recently reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 financial results. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. U.S. construction spending falls 0.2% According…

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This morning in metals news, U.S. construction spending dipped in the final month of 2019, China’s top electric vehicle battery maker has signed a supply deal with Tesla and Caterpillar recently reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 financial results. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. U.S. construction spending falls 0.2% According...

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