A Second Life for the Electric Car Battery

With gas inching towards $5.00 a gallon, electric cars are starting to look better! However, electric cars do not come without significant problems, and possibly cost.

Researchers acknowledge that any rechargeable battery will gradually lose its capacity to store energy after repeated cycles of charging and discharging.

Once storage capacity falls below a certain level, the battery can no longer provide the range that electric car owners will expect, according to Micky Bly, the executive director of global battery, electric vehicle and hybrid engineering at General Motors.

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