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Protecting Human Health With Better Lead-Acid Battery Recycling & Better Batteries

CleanTechnica EVs

Stanford researchers combine epidemiology and management to confront a growing threat from lead-acid batteries in electric vehicles.

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2021 Tesla Model S and Model X drop the lead-acid accessory battery

Green Car Reports

In a Tesla Model Y or Model 3 that is in some respects a glimpse of the future of motoring, you’ll find something surprising: a version of the same old cumbersome 12-volt lead-acid battery—that you’ll have to replace after some years of use.

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Fraunhofer joins AddESun project to develop new generation of lead-acid batteries

Green Car Congress

The Fraunhofer R&D Center Electromobility Bavaria, located at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC, has joined a consortium of partners from industry and research to develop a new generation of lead-acid batteries. The information will be used to synthesize new or to optimize old materials. Overall project volume is €3.41

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Study sees gradual, focused replacement of lead-acid SLI batteries by Li-ion batteries over next couple of years

Green Car Congress

A study by a team of researchers from Germany and South Africa forsees the gradual replacement of lead-acid SLI (starter, lighting and ignition) batteries with Li-ion batteries over the next couple of years.

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Liacon introduces new 12V Group 31 LFP battery with a 4000+ cycle life

Green Car Congress

Germany-based Liacon, one of Europe’s largest battery manufacturers, has released a new, more versatile lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) battery that can replace all Group 31 lead-acid units. Lead acid batteries typically get 200-400 cycles before they fail. Group 31 batteries are one of the highest selling in the market.

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GS Yuasa acquiring 50% of Turkish lead-acid battery manufacturer

Green Car Congress

Inci manufactures and sells lead-acid batteries for automotive, forklift and stationary applications. Inci is the second-largest lead-acid storage battery company is Turkey, measured by turnover, more than half of which are through its export to destinations the world over, in more than 80 countries including its neighbors.

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Ditch lead-acid batteries with RYOBI’s latest electric 80V lithium-ion zero turn riding mower at low of $4,799 in New Green Deals

Electrek

While other brands have done this in the past, RYOBI is expanding its 80V ecosystem with a 30-inch zero-turn riding mower that’s completely dependent on lithium-ion packs instead of lead-acid batteries. We also have a wide selection of Tesla and e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, so you won’t want to miss that either.