electric vehicle battery recycling

The ARC Releases Its End-Of-Life EV Management Plan

The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC), with the financial support of Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan, has prepared a Roadmap and Implementation Plan for the Management of End-of-Life Electric Vehicles in Canada.  The Roadmap presents the business case for a national training program (including estimated three-year budgets and timelines) for Canadian auto […]

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Protect Workers from the Hazards of Electric Vehicles

Reprinted with permission from Speaking of Safety As the use of electric vehicles (EVs) increases, safety advocates are looking at how to improve safety for workers who tow, recover, and recycle them. EVs are powered by high-voltage lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries that, when damaged, can short circuit, catch fire, and explode. Recently, I spoke with Percy

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Yellow and Black High-Voltage Danger Sign

Basic EV Safety

Basic EV Safety All employees working in businesses involved with the sale, repair, towing, or recycling of vehicles equipped with a high-voltage battery need at least a basic understanding of the dangers and how to minimize risk. Safety training should not be limited to those who actually handle or work on EVs. The dangers of

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Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Disassembling

Second-life Batteries

Second-life Batteries It is estimated that by 2030, there will be over one million end-of-life Lithium-Ion batteries in North America. Even now, sufficient numbers of these batteries are showing up in recycling yards, raising concerns about proper management through either reuse or recycling. While reuse of these batteries in other electric vehicles, either through repair

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Zero-Emission Vehicle - Nissan

The ZEV Alliance

The ZEV Alliance The EVfriendly certification program is steered by a group of stakeholders referred to as the ZEV Alliance. The ZEV Alliance was formed to bring individual organizations under a common identity to support the government’s 2035 ZEV mandate – that is, that by 2035, all new vehicle sales will be electric. Each stakeholder

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