How Are EV Batteries (Actually) Recycled?

Electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling is crucial to a sustainable, electrified transportation system. A substantial portion of key minerals for electrifying could come from recycled batteries by 2050, dramatically reducing the need for new mining. But how those batteries are recycled can make a big difference—we must use recycling processes with high … [continued]

Arata Ichinose, Operating Executive and Head Business Development at Honda Motor Co. meets with Ascend Elements CEO Mike O’Kronley in Westborough, Mass. Image courtesy of Ascend Elements.

Honda’s Working On More US-Based Battery Production

If you remember 2022 (it seems so long ago now), you probably remember the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). If you’re a fan of EVs and you spend much time on social media, you probably saw all of the controversy over the Act’s treatment of battery minerals for EV tax credits. … [continued]