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Mercedes tackles cobalt mining issues

Sets standards to ensure responsible battery metals sources Metal Tech News – Nov. 18, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:55pm

Mercedes-Benz Daimler AG DRC cobalt Ambition 2039 Jungo Brüngger

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Concept EQ is the forerunner of a new generation of battery-electric vehicles that will be rolling off the assembly line at the Mercedes-Benz plants in the next few years.

Mercedes-Benz says it will follow its supply chains all the way back to the mines, if that is what it takes to ensure that the lithium and cobalt going into its rapidly expanding line of electric vehicles is produced with high environmental and human rights standards.

"Our aspiration is very clear – we want our products to contain only raw materials that have been mined and produced without h...

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