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Steady on Boris: Industry dubious on UK's EV acceleration

A shortage of battery metals will thwart UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s move to boost EV adoption by banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030, panellists on a virtual 121 mining investment summit said on Friday.

Steady on Boris: Industry dubious on UK's EV acceleration Steady on Boris: Industry dubious on UK's EV acceleration Steady on Boris: Industry dubious on UK's EV acceleration Steady on Boris: Industry dubious on UK's EV acceleration Steady on Boris: Industry dubious on UK's EV acceleration

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The target, announced by Johnson on Wednesday, is "highly unlikely to be achievable", according to Simon Gardner-Bond, senior executive vice president at Techmet, an investor in the battery metals

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