Is This The End Of Palladium? - Mitsubishi Corp. (Part 2)

Over the next five to seven years, the combustion engine will still be the dominant form of powertrain, meaning cars will still need palladium as emissions controls catalysts, said Jonathan Butler, precious metals strategist at Mitsubishi Corporation.
“It’s only in the very longer term that we start to see battery electric vehicles come in and start to displace some of that traditional platinum and palladium demand in emissions controls, because of course, battery electric vehicles don’t need catalysts,” Butler told Kitco News on the sidelines of the IPMI Precious Metals Mobility Symposium.
Butler noted that there may also be a chance that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles become the dominant form of powertrain. Fuel cells also require the use of platinum-group metals, including palladium. (show less)

Over the next five to seven years, the combustion engine will still be the dominant form of powertrain, meaning cars will still need palladium as emissions controls catalysts, said Jonathan Butler, precious metals strategist at Mitsubishi Corporation.
“It’s only in the very longer term that we start to see battery electric vehicles come in and start to displace some of that traditional platinum and palladium demand in emissions controls, because of course, ... (read more)

IPMI 2018

IPMI 2018
Precious Metals and Mobility Symposium. This symposium on the future role of Platinum Group Metals in the Automotive Industry will give a glimpse at an upcoming topic on precious metals and mobility and will provide some insights into the subject.

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