The government of Quebec is partnering with the chemical company, Livent, to relaunch operations at Nemaska Lithium. The $80M investment will be a significant source of lithium hydroxide in North America. Interested battery investors, including General Motors, are already working on processing plants between Montreal and Quebec city to produce EV batteries.
TL:DR — A high-ranking S. Korean-based auto park maker is pulling a divide and conquer, while SK Group, the 2nd largest individually controlled S. Korean conglomerate, invests in safe chargers for apartment buildings. Each move feels like an investment in being key players in the global shift toward electrification.