This post was jointly written by Cara Clairman, President and CEO, Plug’n Drive, with Keith Brooks, Programs Director at Environmental Defence, a Canadian environmental organization working towards a greener, healthier and prosperous life for…
How long do the batteries last for?
Electric car batteries will last 12-15 years before they are no longer serviceable. All electric car batteries are warrantied by the auto manufacturers for eight years. Electric car batteries are made from lithium-ion, the same material as your smartphone and laptop batteries. Lithium-ion batteries are 90% recyclable. At the end of your car's life, the battery still has value. A number of emerging companies are looking at using used electric vehicle batteries for energy storage.
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