Although lithium is plentiful, the problem is ensuring there is enough capacity to process it.
We cross the Straits of Magellan, visit a 30-year-old shipwreck, and drive to the southernmost city in the world.
In this video clip from our Patagonia adventure, we drive a Subaru Forester to the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina.
Ewing and McGraw finally arrive in Patagonia, and meet both the Subaru Outback and some incredibly gorgeous surroundings.
This week's Autoblog In Patagonia excursion starts with a quick stop in Buenos Aires after a long day of travel. Follow along all week as we explore South America with Subaru.
It was a close battle through the streets of Buenos Aires as Sam Bird fought to hold on to his lead and Sebastien Buemi fought from the back of the grid for the fourth round of the 2015-16 FIA Formula E Championship.
Prosecutors in Argentina have reopened a criminal case against Jeremy Clarkson over last year's now infamous insulting license plate incident.
A Judge in Argentina has ruled on the license plate controversy from Top Gear's Patagonia special, calling the stunt "arrogant and disrespectful" but dismissing the charges.
The Top Gear crew may have encountered more of an "episode" than they bargained for on their recent trip to Argentina. But before the team had to flee the country under the imminent threat of violence, they apparently got enough footage to put together a TV special, and that special will air in two parts after Christmas.
A couple of months ago, the team from Top Gear ticked off masses of locals in Argentina and had to flee the country – leaving their cars behind. Now it seems the BBC crew is trying to get those cars back.
"Our local fixers advised that we stop filming immediately, leave the cars on the gradients and go to a nearby hotel." – Jeremy Clarkson
Top Gear has a reputation for many things. Chief among those is its use of staged situations and its uncanny ability to insult cultures and ethnic groups across the world. Occasionally, though, we have to give the team of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May the benefit of the doubt.
General Motors has announced that it will invest $450 million in its Rosario Automotive Complex in Argentina between 2013 and 2015. The cash will go toward tooling up for an all-new Chevrolet product to be exported globally. Details concerning what that new vehicle could be or where exactly it will be sold are nil, though GM said it will be based on a current global platform and that it will serve both regional and domestic markets.
Motorsports fans are mourning the passing of Guido Falaschi. The 22-year-old Argentine driver was killed Sunday during the last lap of Turismo Carretera when he lost control of his Ford Falcon touring car in an attempt to avoid a collision with a lapped racer. Falaschi's race car slid across a gravel trap and into a tire barrier before being struck by another car and rolling back onto the race course. His vehicle was then struck by a second race car driven by Nestor Girolami. Doctors confirmed F
Want to sell cars in Argentina? Be prepared to get into the wine business. Or the rice, peanut, chicken feed, biodiesel or bottled water businesses. Or anything else of value, really.
Argentina has apparently brought stock car racing to Antarctica for the very first time. The Asociacion Corredores Turismo Carretera recently teamed up with the Argentina Air Force and the interior ministry to bring one racer to the frozen continent. Hugo Mazzacane, vice president of the racing organization, piloted the car down 3,937 feet of runway in temperatures of four degrees below zero, Fahrenheit. We aren't exactly sure of the motivations behind the stunt, but our Google Translator inform