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EV battery repair is dangerous. Here’s why mechanics want to do it anyway

Fixing car and e-bike batteries saves money and resources — but challenges are holding back the industry.
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An EV slowdown? Battery makers are cool with that

The news that big auto companies like General Motors and Ford Motor are slowing their electric vehicle rollouts has one group a bit relieved: battery-makers.

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Looming Treasury rule could make or break Biden’s electric car hopes

Guidance from the Treasury Department will spell out how hard a line the U.S. is drawing against electric vehicles with battery parts or minerals sourced from China.
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Ford halts construction on EV battery plant ripped by GOP over China ties

The pause comes during the second week of a United Auto Workers strike against Ford, GM and Stellantis.
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What happens to an EV battery in extreme heat?

Sitting in extreme heat—or, even worse, charging in extreme heat—can age your EV's battery faster than normal.
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'Dead' electric car batteries find a second life powering cities

What do you do with old EV batteries that are too weak to run a car? Connect them by the hundreds to help power urban infrastructure.
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Tesla to unveil new ‘master plan’ in bid to regain momentum

Elon Musk is expected to announce plans for a new factory in Mexico and an array of other measures to win back investors’ favor.
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