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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Volkswagen jumps into battery recycling

Already opened first lithium-ion recycling plant in Germany Metal Tech News – February 3, 2021


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:04pm

Volkswagen AG Group Components pilot plant Salzgitter Germany lithium-ion

Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Group Components' recently opened a recycling pilot plant in Salzgitter, Germany aims to recover more than 90% of the raw materials from lithium-ion batteries.

Though Volkswagen does not expect any appreciable quantities of spent lithium-ion batteries for at least another decade, the German automaker has already constructed its first plant to recover more than 90% of the raw materials from these cells.

Operated by Volkswagen Group Components, an independent entity formed by Volkswagen in 2019, this pilot plant that recently opened in Salzgitter, Germa...

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