The Future of Electric Vehicles and Material Resources: A Foresight Brief

Parajuly, Keshav, Ternald, Daniel and Kuehr, Ruediger (2020). The Future of Electric Vehicles and Material Resources: A Foresight Brief. United Nations University/United Nations Institute for Training and Research and United Nations Environment Programme - International Environmental Technology Centre.

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  • Author Parajuly, Keshav
    Ternald, Daniel
    Kuehr, Ruediger
    Title The Future of Electric Vehicles and Material Resources: A Foresight Brief
    Publication Date 2020
    Place of Publication Bonn and Osaka
    Publisher United Nations University/United Nations Institute for Training and Research and United Nations Environment Programme - International Environmental Technology Centre
    Pages 35
    Language eng
    Abstract The report provides a snapshot of the recent developments in the EV sector. It highlights major challenges and opportunities in the mainstreaming of EVs and in ensuring a sustainable supply of material resources with a focus on the end-of-life (EoL) management of EV batteries. The Foresight Brief also provides an overview of recent policy developments concerning the promotion of EVs and the management of EoL batteries. Finally, it offers policy recommendations for ensuring the long-term resource sustainability of EVs.
    Keyword electric vehicles
    lithium-ion battery
    battery recycling
    resource sustainability
    reuse
    recycling
    Copyright Holder United Nations University/United Nations Institute for Training and Research and United Nations Environment Programme - International Environmental Technology Centre
    Copyright Year 2020
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISBN 9789280891225
    9789280891232
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