27 Mar '18, 11am

Nissan, Sumitomo open electric-car battery recycling plant in Japan

John Voelcker Mar 27, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Nissan electric-car battery Enlarge Photo The town of Namie, in eastern Japan, was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami of 2011, and has struggled to recover from the devastation of that day. Almost seven years later, the first new plant in town is set to open, one contributing to clean energy and zero-emission vehicles to boot. Carmaker Nissan and an arm of the giant trading company Sumitomo will open a plant to analyze, reuse, and recycle used and end-of-life battery packs from Nissan's electric cars. DON'T MISS: Used electric-car batteries should be recycled, not reused: report (Dec 2016) Nissan and Sumitomo together have set up a joint-venture company called 4R Energy Corpoation, which will operate the new plant. It is scaled to accommodate rapid growth in the number of used electric-car batteries that become ava...

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