German automaker Mercedes-Benz laid the foundation stone for its planned battery recycling plant in the town of Kuppenheim in southwestern Germany. The pilot plant, where Mercedes intends to recycled end-of-life lithium-ion traction batteries, is to be operated by concern subsidiary Licular GmbH. The recycling technology is to be supplied by Primobius, a joint venture between Neometals Limited and SMS group, which is headquartered in Hilchenbach in the Northwest of Germany. The batteries to be processed are to be sourced from "test vehicles, start-up batteries, possibly returns from the field", said Mercedes-Benz. At the beginning of February, the group had already begun the civil engineering works for the new plant....
Mercedes-Benz lays foundation stone for battery recycling plant in Germany
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