Electric car Batteries can be expected to go through many stages in their life, from new in a new car to providing energy for buildings and then being recycled.

There are a number of considerations needed for the Electric car Battery Lifecycle.

  • On the purchase of a new car you can expect an 8 year Warranty
  • With a decent Battery management System the Degradation should be minimal
  • Batteries are expected to last longer than the cars
  • The Battery Warranty should carry over to a subsequent owner
  • Any Degradation should focus on individual cells enabling the battery to be reconditioned
  • When the battery is considered unsuitable for a car it can be reused for buildings, e.g. offices, as part of a Solar, Wind & Battery combination
  • The final stage of an Electric car’s battery life will be recycling to extract the valuable materials

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