Mar 1, 2023 - 01:19 pm
Trafigura to supply Next.e.GO Mobile with battery raw materials
The German electric vehicle manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile has agreed on a cooperation with the raw materials trader Trafigura. Under the agreement, Trafigura will supply 100 per cent of e.Go’s future aluminium needs, as well as battery raw materials such as lithium, cobalt and copper.
Feb 28, 2023 - 10:43 am
Stellantis invests in sustainable copper
Stellantis has invested 155 million US dollars in a sustainable copper production project in Argentina. The project is called Los Azules, which will produce 100,000 tonnes of cathode-quality copper per year from 2027.
Jul 12, 2022 - 04:50 pm
SKC to build copper foil factory in Poland
SKC, a chemical company belonging to the South Korean conglomerate SK Group, has started building a factory in Poland for copper foils for use in electric vehicle batteries. Another plant in North America is being planned.
Jan 21, 2022 - 03:07 pm
Redwood to launch anode copper foil production
Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, plans to start up its anode copper foil production facility at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in Nevada in the first half of 2022 and begin shipping to customers.
Jan 29, 2021 - 04:19 pm
VWGC commissions battery recycling pilot plant
VW’s Group Components division has commissioned a pilot plant for recycling batteries in Salzgitter. With the plant, which is to be scalable to higher capacities, Volkswagen wants to recover valuable raw materials and use them in new batteries.
Apr 16, 2020 - 12:33 pm
Honda & SNAM expand battery recycling partnership
Honda is expanding its partnership in Europe with the French recycling specialist SNAM. In future, SNAM will collect batteries from Honda dealers and authorised recycling facilities in 22 countries and test them for their suitability for recycling and further processing.
Jan 20, 2019 - 05:38 pm
Myth busting: Battery recycling does work
The battery of an electric car is often denigrated as rolling hazardous waste in circles still favouring the combustion engine. We were able to convince ourselves of the opposite at the specialist firm Duesenfeld that is disposing of the myth – Battery recycling works deep into the cell. It is only down to politics to […]
Oct 28, 2018 - 06:03 pm
Audi and Umicore develop closed loop battery recycling
Audi and Umicore are developing a closed loop for the recycling of high voltage batteries from electrified vehicles, which can be reused again and again. Particularly valuable materials, including cobalt, nickel and copper, will be stored in a resource bank.