31 Aug '17, 6pm

Renault Second-Life Batteries Bring EV Charging To Less Connected Highways

“Electric vehicle batteries generally have a service life of eight to ten years. However, they still have substantial capacity for further use in stationary applications, thus extending their life before recycling. It is particularly to optimise this complete life cycle that Renault has set up the rental of the battery with its customers of electric vehicles.” The latter is something almost all other electric car companies don’t do — the typical approach is to sell the car and battery together, not sell the car and lease/rent the batteries like Renault does.

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