Detroit Free Press – Stellantis is Investing in Company That Plans to Make Lithium-Sulphur EV Batteries

Published: May 25, 2023

The difficulty of securing raw materials for electric vehicle batteries and the sometimes troubling stories about how those materials, such as cobalt, are mined show a few of the challenges that the coming EV revolution must overcome to be considered sustainable.

But one of the Detroit Three is putting some of its money behind a possible alternative.

Jeep- and Chrysler-parent Stellantis is announcing an undisclosed investment in a Silicon Valley company that aims to produce a different kind of EV battery at scale than the lithium-ion version currently powering so many electric devices, including cars.

Instead, Stellantis’ venture capital fund is investing in Lyten, which specializes in a material that it expects will make lithium-sulfur EV batteries a reality.

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