The UK’s first electric ferry runs on old Nissan Leaf batteries

Earlier today, here on SHIFT, we looked at the results of a survey from UK consumer magazine Which?, which showed battery degradation in EVs is really nothing to worry about. There is an issue, though. It seems that battery degradation is so insignificant in the grand scheme of things that the power packs will outlive the rest of the car. So what to do with all those surplus cells? Use them to power boats, of course! It was maritime week in the UK recently after all. [Read: What audience intelligence data tells us about the 2020 US presidential election] A… This story continues at The Next Web

The UK’s first electric ferry runs on old Nissan Leaf batteries

Earlier today, here on SHIFT, we looked at the results of a survey from UK consumer magazine Which?, which showed battery degradation in EVs is really nothing to worry about. There is an issue, though. It seems that battery degradation is so insignificant in the grand scheme of things that the power packs will outlive the rest of the car. So what to do with all those surplus cells? Use them to power boats, of course! It was maritime week in the UK recently after all. [Read: What audience intelligence data tells us about the 2020 US presidential election] A…

This story continues at The Next Web