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First batch of EV batteries hitting the end of the road. So where do they go to die?

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

EV batteries don't ride off into the sunset when they're done, they go to the corner store and chill.
That's one of the second revenue streams developed for the first raft of batteries now hitting the end of their operational cycle - 10 years in an electric or hybrid car and four years in a more heavily used bus or taxi,
Used EV batteries typically provide fewer kilometres of driving per charge and require more frequent plug-ins, but still retain 50 to 70 percent capacity.
In less demanding applications, that residual capacity spells another seven to 10 years of productive use.
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