Li-Cycle and Univar to provide waste management for Li-ion battery production


Li-Cycle has partnered with Univar Solutions to provide waste management solutions for lithium-ion batteries. Univar will collect, sort, and divert waste at Li-Cycle facilities.  Battery recycler Li-Cycle uses its proprietary Spoke & Hub technology to achieve a high material recovery rate and to produce new battery materials from recycled batteries. Univar Solutions’ OnSite Services team… Read more »

Sumitomo expands cathode material production


Sumitomo Metal Mining plans to build a new plant in Besshi, Japan, and will expand its Harima Refinery, in order to produce more cathode material.  The company’s planned production capacity is 2,000 tons of cathode material per month, and its goal is 10,000 tons per month by 2027. The company says it is seeing higher… Read more »

Hyliion selects FEV as partner for Class 8 electric truck development


FEV has announced a long-term agreement with Hyliion to support design, development, integration and validation of its Electric Range Extender (ERX) for Class 8 tractor-trailer applications. FEV will also develop the controls strategy for the propulsion system and provide vehicle integration for OEM driver-assistance features, controls and driver interfaces.  Hyliion’s Hypertruck ERX powertrain combines a… Read more »

BASF to build battery prototype recycling plant in Schwarzheide, Germany


BASF will build a prototype battery recycling plant in Schwarzheide, Germany, at the site of its existing cathode active materials plant. The prototype recycling plant will allow for the development of operational procedures and optimization of technology to extract lithium, nickel, cobalt and manganese from end-of-life lithium-ion batteries as well as off-spec material from cell… Read more »