Mercedes-Benz commits to sustainable cobalt, lithium sourcing
Published: Friday, 13 November 2020
German carmaker Mercedes-Benz will soon transition to sourcing cobalt and lithium for electric vehicles (EV) batteries only from certified mines to reduce the environmental and social impact of its supply chains, it said on Thursday November 12.
The company added it is planning to shift away from cobalt
usage in the coming generation of batteries and it is exploring
different battery’s chemistries.
Mercedes-Benz AG is taking a leading role in the promotion
and application of the cross-industry "Standard for Responsible
Mining" of the "Initiative for...