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Battery passport for reuse and recycling

Blockchain, AI and IoT track location, condition and metals Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – February 5, 2020


Last updated 7/2/2022 at 9:12am

Ford Mach-E 2021 electric vehicle Mustang EV Battery Passport recycling program

Ford Motor Company

Mach-E is a new all-electric vehicle Ford is adding to the Mustang family in the spring of 2021. DoE, Ford and Everledger have teamed up on pilot programs to ensure EV and portable electronic batteries can be tracked for efficient life cycle management, including reuse or recycling.

The sourcing of the cobalt, graphite, lithium, nickel and other materials that go into lithium-ion batteries, and what happens to these rechargeable cells when they are spent has many worried that electric vehicles may not be any better for the environment than their internal combustion counterparts.

To address these concerns before they become a problem, the U.S. Department of Energy, Ford Mot...

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