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Goodbye, Range Anxiety? Lab Study Analyzes EV Battery’s Useful Life

iStock_EV-smallSam Saxena led a study showing that electric vehicles (EVs) will meet the daily travel needs of drivers longer than commonly assumed. He analyzed real-world driving patterns and found that batteries that have lost 20 percent of their originally rated energy storage capacity can still meet the daily travel needs of more than 85 percent of U.S. drivers. More>