Wedged between iron and nickel on the periodic table, cobalt has suddenly emerged as the electric car killer.

The once-obscure metal, a critical part of batteries, has nearly tripled in price since last summer as concerns grow about whether there will be enough cobalt to meet demand.

The ingredients are certainly there for a shortage. Output…

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via WSJ.com: Technology http://on.wsj.com/2jyWrmB

December 1, 2017 at 04:51PM