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The Truth About Tesla Battery Degradation – and Other EVs

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Published on Jun 01, 2020
How bad is battery degradation for used EVs? I examine how lithium ion batteries work, why they lose capacity, and what battery lifetime is like for a Tesla Model S, Nissan Leaf, and Chevy Bolt. Will electric vehicle batteries only last a few years or a lifetime?

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Video Sections
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0:00 Introduction
2:12 How a Lithium Ion Battery Works
7:24 Cutting a Battery in Half
8:23 Why do Lithium Ion Batteries Lose Capacity
14:15 What Makes Degradation Worse
17:51 Real-world EV Battery Data
23:14 Conclusions

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