The German electric vehicle manufacturer e.GO and the Aachen-based battery recycling start-up cylib have announced the start of a strategic cooperation. The aim of the partnership, which was initiated at the end of 2022, is to improve the sustainability of electric vehicles by taking a holistic approach to the entire lifecycle of lithium-ion batteries. This includes the development, use and recycling of batteries.
First batteries already delivered
In support of this goal, e.GO has now delivered the first battery cells to cylib. With these batteries, cylib aims to improve the recycling process to enable the recovery of all raw materials contained in the battery. The companies hope that the partnership will provide valuable insights into design requirements, assembly methods and future recycling characteristics.
No details were provided about the scope of the deliveries or the planned duration of the collaboration.