While technological advances are being achieved regularly, policy makers all over the world are increasingly trying to push for vehicles to run on alternative fuels.
One of these alternative fuel vehicle options include electric and hybrid vehicles that run entirely on lithium ion batteries. However, with every benefit comes a cost.
According to the news, though electric vehicles save power and gas, there is a problem with things such as battery availability, and how to dispose of the batteries after they have been used. To respond to this issue, batteries are being designed with nickel-metal. The nickel-metal hydride batteries can be recycled and leave no trace of any kind of waste behind that would otherwise end up in landfills.
Lithium ion batteries are 70-100 percent recyclable.
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What Happens to EV and Hybrid Batteries?