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Nascent EV market needs more investment

Grandiose expectations about the exponential growth of the EV market in Europe and China may struggle to become reality without more investment, both in the supply chain and in recycling, according to car maker representatives and sector analysts.

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EVs such as the Nissan Leaf (pictured) will be difficult to produce on a sufficient scale to decarbonise Europe without more investment in mining companies

"We don't have the expertise to invest in a mine," Renault Nissan Mitsubishi head of strategic environmental planning Catherine Girard told a mining investment conference in London this week.