Toyota Motor Corp. is tying up with Redwood Materials Inc., a battery recycling company created by Tesla Inc. co-founder J.B. Straubel, to collect and repurpose cells from some of the earliest battery-powered vehicles.
Surging battery prices and shortages of metals and materials are likely to last for some time, Toyota Motor Corp.’s chief scientist warned, trends that could weigh on the world’s embrace of electric vehicles.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the automotive industry — which consists of companies that produce automobiles, utility vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and heavy trucks. Learn how automotive companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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