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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

The ABCs of securing metals for Ford EVs

Automaker cuts deals for aluminum, battery materials, copper Metal Tech News - July 27, 2022


Last updated 8/2/2022 at 3pm

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup under bright lights at the Rouge EV Center.

Ford Motor Company

Ford is working with mining companies for the metals needed for its growing line of electric vehicles, such as this F-150 Lightning at the company's Rouge EV Center in Dearborn, MI.

Looking to secure the materials required for the lithium batteries that will deliver power to more than 2 million electric vehicles per year by 2026, Ford Motor Company is adding the clout of its Blue Oval emblem to mining companies and projects that can offer low-carbon supplies of the aluminum, battery materials, and copper needed to build its envisioned e-mobility future.

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