Report: Rubbish heaps could unlock home-grown cobalt supply for EVs

Madeleine Cuff
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 Cobalt is widely used in the making of lithium ion batteries for electric cars
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Cobalt is widely used in the making of lithium ion batteries for electric cars

Cobalt - a critical component in the manufacture of electric vehicles - can be recovered from discarded UK products to create a home-grown supply chain, think tank concludes

The UK could develop a home-grown supply of cobalt to secure its leadership in low-carbon technologies, if it starts to manage its waste better. That is the conclusion of a new report released by the...

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