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Way to ZERO Battery recycling –
After the end of a vehicle’s service life

Battery recycling

Volkswagen's decarbonisation strategy extends far beyond the vehicle’s service life. Volkswagen Group Components runs the Group’s first plant for recycling electric car batteries in Salzgitter - a committed step towards sustainable end-to-end responsibility for the entire value chain of the electric vehicle battery.

Second-life first – then recycling

Closed loop Battery-Recycling
Closed loop for batteries: Volkswagen has set its sights on a closed loop
Battery recycling pilot plant