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Panasonic To Make Tesla Battery Cells With Recycled Material From JB Straubel’s Redwood

Alan Ohnsman of Forbes reports on a new development in Tesla’s battery supply chain.

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The C3 Take
  • Panasonic will begin to use recycled materials to construct battery cells for Tesla.
  • The recycled materials will come from Redwood Materials, an EV battery recycling startup headed by JB Straubel, Tesla’s former chief technology officer.
  • Through this partnership Panasonic, Tesla, and Redwood Materials are showing that innovation and entrepreneurship are key to addressing climate change.

“Panasonic, Tesla’s main battery partner since its earliest days, plans to use recycled materials supplied by a startup led by the electric-car maker’s former tech chief to produce lithium-ion cells in a more sustainable, ‘closed loop’ fashion.”

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