Ascend Elements to invest $1bn in new EV battery materials facility

The closed-loop ‘Apex 1’ facility in Kentucky is expected to produce enough sustainable lithium-ion cathode active material for up to 250,000 EVs per year

Albemarle and 6K ink deal to develop novel lithium battery materials

They will explore the use of 6K’s UniMelt advanced, sustainable materials production platform to develop the battery materials ‘through potentially disruptive manufacturing processes’