21 Jul '11, 2pm

Do we finally have an answer to what's next for electric vehicle batteries? @ChevyVolt may power the grid

Do we finally have an answer to what's next for electric vehicle batteries? @ChevyVolt may power the grid

This is kind of scary to me, GM has tried to go green (or so they say) by manufacturing and electric car, but isn't going green actually planning for the entire lifecycle of your companies product. If you make any product, shouldn't you know how your product will effect the environment from start to finish before creating it? The fact that GM is just now working on a solution to, arguably, the most important step in the Volts lifecycle tells me they just wanted to pump out a product with a green label. Companies that do this are not helping our environment, they are the companies hurting it. A green product is not one which only reduces negative environmental impact while it's in use. A truly green product should take into account everything from how the raw resources are being extracted from the earth, the impact of processing the resources into the materials to be used i...

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