Discussion on: Do you have questions about electric vehicles?

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Ben Halpern Author

I'm not sure who is responsible for disposal of the battery, but it seems like there is plenty of demand for used batteries from a recycling perspective, so that is good.

All in all it seems like batteries sometimes need replacing, but generally these cars can keep chugging for many, many years. Some batteries degrade more than others, but we are now a decade in to certain parts of the EV movement and all signs are that longevity is generally good, recycling is possible and happening, and the industry is in a good place on battery safety.

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Oli Guei

That’s good to know the batteries last a long time.