By on December 15, 2020

Are EV Batteries an Environmental Hot Mess?

Are EV batteries an environmental hazard? The European Commission (EC) is proposing stricter regulations on EV battery sustainability. A 2006 Battery Directive dealt with safe recycling and disposal of Pb-acid and Ni-Cd batteries when Li-ion batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids were still in their infancy. These new rules will supposedly improve Li-ion batteries by reducing their carbon footprint, hazardous material use, and increasing responsibly-sourced material usage.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • slavuta: @el scotto I am glad that you know some abbreviations. I can give you even more – CIA, NSA, FBI, DIA,...
  • el scotto: Ponders the Venn diagrams of Ensure/Prevagen/Depends users and white guys driving V-8s should always be in...
  • el scotto: B&B, there are no V-8 RWD Bonnevilles, Coupe Devilles, or Crown Victorias. They are as dead as the...
  • mcs: @el scotto: Here’s an old article about how they operate: https://www.nytimes.com/201...
  • el scotto: @ EBFlex I had an extended cab XLT 4wd Ranger with the 4.0 V-6. Ford would’ve priced a 3.7 Ranger to...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber