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Volkswagen starts pilot recycling plant to recover lithium-ion battery materials

Tue, 02/02/2021 - 16:25 -- Paul Crompton

Volkswagen Group Components has started the operation of its pilot hydrometallurgical processing plant to recycle electric vehicle lithium-in batteries in Salzgitter, Germany.

The company aims to recover raw materials such as lithium, nickel, manganese and cobalt together with aluminium, copper and plastics to achieve a recycling rate of more than 90% over the long term.

Image: from right, Andreas Salewsky, plant manager Volkswagen Group Components Salzgitter, and council chairman Dirk Windmüller commence operation of the recycling plant.

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