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And is the battery fully + easily + cheaply recyclable at end-of-life? Is it using quantities of rare minerals? Is the extraction and manufacturing process highly polluting / energy intensive?

These are the considerations that have stopped me switching to electric car so far (that, and the fact that my 14-year old petrol Skoda has done 120,000 miles but is still going strong, performing more efficiently than many new petrol cars, still comfortable, if a little "care-worn"). I don't drive a huge amount; mainly local trips of under 50 miles in total, plus a fortnightly weekend 150 miles away. Many electric cars are now quite capable of meeting that sort of usage, but while driving them may be a cleaner, greener option taking the whole car / battery life cycle into account it's probably not - especially if it means scrapping a perfectly good car.
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