The world’s first electric gritter is to be deployed on the Queensferry Crossing this winter. The 18-tonne vehicle will join a 213-strong winter fleet to battle snow and ice across the trunk road network, transport secretary Michael Matheson announced today.
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The development and industrialisation of recycling technologies for end-of-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries is currently being outpaced by a boom of EV uptake, paving the way for a “huge waste management problem” in decades to come. That is according to new research led by a team of experts at the University of Birmingham, which calculated that the one million EVs sold in the UK in 2017 alone will generate 250,000 tonnes of battery waste when they reach the end of their lives – likely in the early-to-mid-2030s.
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