17 January 2020 - 12:00

Audi and Umicore begin closed-loop to recycle cobalt and nickel from battery cells

Audi AG, Ingolstadt, Germany, and Umicore, a global materials technology and recycling group headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, report that they have successfully completed the test phase of their strategic research cooperation for battery recycling. 

According to the companies, the result of their research is that more than 90% of the cobalt and nickel used in high-voltage batteries for the Audi e-tron* can now be recovered.