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Ford, battery makers, commit to cobalt transparency pilot

Major car maker Ford has signed on to a blockchain project to show consumers the cobalt used in its upcoming electric vehicles has been mined safely and ethically.

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Ford said it would release a "Mustang-inspired" EV in 2020

The RCS Global-backed plan includes artisanal mine buyer Huayou Cobalt, which has been accused of purchasing ore mined by children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.