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Old 05-15-2019, 10:18 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by too slow View Post
I don't know much about these battery recycling plans, only familiar with the old cathode ray picture tubes the older tv's used and what their plan was. When we bought the prius, the manufacture pretty much guaranteed they'd last at least 10 years, claimed they were still running at full capacity on the 2001 prius and that was back in 2012. What i'm getting at is, those batteries don't fail that often unless the vehicle is in an accident. I'm guessing you may be paying some sort of disposal cost built into the price when you initially purchase the car.

As production ramps up across all brands on electric vehicles there will be a problem with battery disposal. We know its a problem inside the industry just no one talks about it.
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