Volkswagen’s plan for the future

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 27, 2019 – Volkswagen has proven that it is thinking of the future. Not just the future in terms of technology and electric vehicles but what is going to happen when those vehicles are no longer running. The OEM announced a pilot plant for recycling electric vehicle batteries […]

Ajay Kochhar wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — November 30, 2018 — Ajay Kochhar, president and CEO of Li-Cycle Corp, accepted the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2018 Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) Business Awards of Excellence. The event, which took place on November, 15, recognized businesses and individuals in 11 categories designed to highlight […]

Quebec invests in the lithium-ion battery industry

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — November 26, 2018 — Propulsion Québec, the province’s smart and electric vehicle cluster, announced the launch of a study on the development of the lithium-ion battery industry in Québec. The study will profile the lithium-ion battery industry and analyze opportunities for Quebec in battery component, cell manufacturing and end-of-life battery recycling.  Québec has a […]

What about recycling EV batteries?

By Lindsey Cooke Toronto, Ontario — August 30, 2018 — As electric vehicles are becoming more of a hot commodity, it is important to understand how their batteries are recycled. The most common battery in standardized/internal combustion engine vehicles is a lead acid battery, which is typically used as the car’s starter batter. However, electric vehicles (e.g. hybrid, […]