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Title: Supposedly 'sustainable' electric cars are getting junked over minor damage
Source: WND
URL Source: https://www.wnd.com/2023/03/suppose ... s-getting-junked-minor-damage/
Published: Mar 21, 2023
Author: John Hugh DeMastri
Post Date: 2023-03-21 00:07:16 by Charles_Byrd
Keywords: None
Views: 26

Insurers are being forced to write off many electric vehicles with only minor damage to battery packs, sending the batteries to scrap yards and hindering the climate benefits of going electric, Reuters reported.

Battery packs typically represent roughly half the cost of an electric vehicle, sometimes costing tens of thousands of dollars, often making it more economical for insurers to consider a car as totalled than replace a battery pack, according to Reuters. While many carmakers, including Ford and GM, told Reuters that their battery packs were repairable, many are unwilling to share key data with third-party insurers to help assess damage.

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