fter their lifecycle, EV batteries should ideally end up in recycling. However, lithium-ion batteries are difficult to safely discard, especially in comparison to lead-acid batteries used in fossil fuel vehicles. Why is this the case?
One of the reasons for the increasing support for this shift from non-renewable fuel-powered vehicles towards electric motors is that the latter is deemed to be better for the environment in more ways than one. But is that really the case? What makes electric vehicles better? Should we ditch our present vehicles and get an electric variant instead?