Redwood Materials

Lyft, Redwood Materials partner to recycle shared e-bike and e-scooter batteries

Lyft is partnering with Redwood Materials, a battery recycling company founded by ex-Tesla co-founder JB Straubel, to ensure the batteries from its fleets of shared electric bikes and scooters don&#82

Redwood Materials to supply Panasonic with cathode material in multibillion-dollar deal

Battery materials and recycling startup Redwood Materials has landed a multibillion-dollar deal to supply critical battery components to Panasonic as efforts accelerate to build a domestic supply chai

Audi, Redwood Materials launch recycling program for consumer electronics

Audi and battery recycler Redwood Materials are teaming up to collect end-of-life batteries from cell phones, electric toothbrushes and other lithium-ion-powered devices at participating dealerships n

Can battery recycling help end US reliance on China?

China has long been the leader in battery supply and manufacturing. The Inflation Reduction Act seeks to end reliance on the East Asian country and turn the U.S. into a battery powerhouse.

Volkswagen, Audi tap Redwood Materials to recycle old EV batteries in US

Volkswagen of America and Audi have locked in a resurrection plan for old battery packs from their growing slate of EVs. The two VW Group brands have contracted with startup Redwood Materials to recov

Battery recycling could be the next investor darling of the EV era

Automakers and suppliers, keen to fortify an EV supply chain and avoid raw materials shortages, are turning to a domain once overlooked: battery recycling. Suddenly awash in interest from EV makers an

Redwood Materials partners with Toyota to recycle batteries in US

Redwood Materials, the lithium-ion battery recycling startup founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, is partnering with Toyota to collect, refurbish and recycle batteries and battery materials that c

Ballooning US EV registrations raise opportunities for startups

Surging EV adoption is certain to drive even more opportunities for startups to capitalize on the sector's growth.

Ford, Volvo join Redwood Materials to launch free EV battery recycling program in California

Redwood Materials, the startup founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, is launching an electric vehicle battery recycling program in California with Ford and Volvo as inaugural partners as pressure m

Panasonic to use Redwood’s recycled materials in battery cell production at Tesla gigafactory

Panasonic battery cells made at the Gigafactory it operates with Tesla will use more recycled materials by the end of 2022 as part of an expanded partnership with startup Redwood Materials. Panasonic

Ford, SK to spend $11.4B to build two US manufacturing campuses dedicated to EVs and batteries

Ford Motor Company and battery manufacturer SK Innovation plan to spend $11.4 billion to build two massive campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce batteries as well as the next generation

Ford partners with battery recycling and materials startup Redwood Materials amid EV push

Ford Motor has tapped Redwood Materials to create a closed loop system for its upcoming deluge of electric vehicles — a partnership that will cover recycling production scrap and EVs at the end of t

JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials is expanding into the battery materials business

Redwood Materials, the company started by former Tesla co-founder JB Straubel that aims to create a circular supply chain for batteries, is expanding its business. While it has been known primarily as

The Station: The script for Elon Musk’s Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a chat with Kodiak Robotics’ co-founder

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Growth is not enough

The week brought together both this quarter's earnings cycle and the Q3 IPO rush. So, it was just a little busy!

Redwood Materials raises $700M to expand its battery recycling operation

The company's post-funding valuation is $3.7 billion, according to a source familiar with the investment round.

Redwood Materials is setting up shop near the Tesla Gigafactory as part of broader expansion

Redwood Materials, the battery recycling startup founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has purchased 100 acres of land near the Gigafactory that Panasonic operates with Tesla in Sparks, Nevada as p

Recycling startup Redwood Materials is partnering with Proterra to supply EV battery materials sustainably

A growing number of companies have emerged over the last few years determined to reduce waste in the electric vehicle battery market. Chief among these is recycling firm Redwood Materials, which has q

Recycling startup Redwood Materials is now accepting your old smartphones

Redwood Materials, the recycling startup founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has quietly opened up its enterprise to everyday consumers and all of the old electronics sitting in their junk drawer

Why Amazon and Panasonic are betting on this battery recycling startup

JB Straubel, the Tesla co-founder and former CTO, is often cast as the humble and pioneering engineer, the quiet one who toiled away in the background for 15 years on some of the company’s most
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