Electric Vehicles: Batteries:Written question - HL1430

Asked on: 07 September 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Electric Vehicles: Batteries
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Faraday Challenge will promote research and development of new technologies to support the sustainable disposal or recycling of used electric vehicle batteries.
Answered by: Lord Prior of Brampton
Answered on: 13 September 2017

£246m of funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund has been committed to the ‘Faraday Challenge’ to develop world leading batteries, designed and manufactured in the UK, to fully exploit the industrial opportunity of vehicle electrification. The scope of research is expected to focus on themes including safety, cost reduction, performance and recyclability.

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