Fact sheet "Batteries in electric cars"

In 2022, global demand for traction batteries amounted to 340 GWh, two thirds of which were installed in electric vehicles. According to estimates, demand will grow by a factor of 10 by 2030. But is an electric car really more sustainable than a combustion engine? How can the service life of a battery be extended and what happens at the end of its life? The factsheet "Batteries in electric cars" gets to the bottom of the most common questions about e-batteries.

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