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BMW invests in new, sustainable lithium extraction method

One of the biggest issues car makers are facing today is the increased appetite customers seem to have for electric cars. Unlike models with internal combustion engines, EVs need different materials, one of the most…

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BMW Funds research on sustainable lithium extraction

One of the biggest arguments people bring up whenever discussing the ‘true eco-friendly’ character of EVs is the fact that they still rely on rare-earth materials such as lithium. Lithium use in itself isn’t the…

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BMW posts sustainable lithium order worth €540 million

Earlier this year, recognizing the increasing amount of lithium that’s going to be needed for EV production, BMW announced it will only source the raw material from sustainable sources. This week, the German car maker…

BMW to source raw materials for electric cars directly starting next year