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Automotive powertrains and BRM demand

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Forecasting the evolving electric vehicle metal mix

Over two decades, SFA (Oxford) has developed an unrivalled model of metal demand in the automotive sector, using automakers’ production forecasts, powertrain evolution in response to legislation, the latest emissions standards and an in-depth understanding of electric vehicle technologies. Covering all classes of electric vehicles - light-duty and heavy-duty – and all regions, our view is trusted by automakers and precursor fabricators, as well as metal producers, recyclers and investors.

A watching brief on all automotive developments

SFA provides analysis of global emissions standards and trends affecting gasoline- and diesel-powered internal combustion engines and the long term electrification of transport, including hybrids, battery electric vehicles and fuel cell powertrains.

Regional and local mandates to avert global warming and improve urban air quality are driving the transition to cleaner vehicles, over a long period and at different rates in different countries.

SFA’s analysis helps to track the ongoing demand for lithium, nickel and cobalt in batteries for electrification, and considering the future long term in fuel cell vehicles.

Whilst the electric vehicles market is growing in size, we also consider the trends affecting the use of lithium, nickel and cobalt in other end-use developments.

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Henk de Hoop

Chief Executive Officer

Beresford Clarke

Managing Director: Technical & Research

Jamie Underwood

Principal Consultant

Dr Emilio Soberón

Principal Consultant

Thomas Chandler

Principal Market Analyst

Lakshya Gupta

Senior Battery Technologies Analyst

Sandeep Kaler

Industrial Demand Analyst

Dr Fahad Aljahdali

Energy Analyst

Eknoor Arora

Mining Analyst

Gyubin Hwang

Hydrogen Market Analyst

Carol Lu

Associate Principal Analyst: China

Nelsa Martins

Senior Technical Consultant

Stephen A. Forrest

Retired Chairman

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