BMW sources sustainable Moroccan cobalt
Ensuring ethical battery metal for rapidly expanding EV models Metal Tech News – July 9, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:42pm
BMW Group has secured a deal for 100 million euros worth of the sustainably sourced cobalt needed for the lithium-ion batteries that are powering its expanding line-up of electric vehicles.
This important but oft-controversial battery metal will be acquired from Managem Group, a Moroccan mining company that produces cobalt, copper, fluorite, gold, silver, and zinc at its seven mines in Morocco...