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Exclusive: Germany's Volkswagen and Daimler push for more 'sustainable' Chile lithium

February 11, 2020 by  
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German automakers Volkswagen and Daimler have launched a study to push for more “sustainable” lithium mining in Chile, according to lobbyist filings reviewed by Reuters, a sign of growing supply chain concerns ahead of an expected electric vehicle boom. Chile’s Atacama salt flat is by far the biggest source of supply of the ultralight battery metal in South America’s so-called “lithium triangle.” The region, whose fragile ecosystem relie


Source: Reuters Business News

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