What’s Causing All These Electric Car Battery Failures?

From Transport Evolved.

There’s a persistent piece of disinformation that we know isn’t the case – the claim that EV batteries need to replaced frequently and after very short distances. Lots of research shows that isn’t the case, but the last few years have seen several high profile battery recalls from multiple manufacturers.

So what’s that about, will it keep happening, and should you worry about buying an EV now?


00:00 – Open
00:50 – Introduction
02:26 – What evidence is there that EV batteries will last in use?
03:34 – Battery degredation
07:11 – Recalls and Warranty Replacement
09:50 – There are only a few battery maufacturers
13:06 – Running the gauntlet
14:09 – How do we fix this?
16:11 – Should you run screaming?
19:08 – Conclusion
19:40 – Thanks and Credits


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Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter: Kate Walton-Elliott
Editor, Colorist: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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