Torque Shop: Ways to preserve EV’s battery health

How you charge your EV can influence the longevity of its battery. PHOTO: ST FILE
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I have just bought my first electric car and wish to know how I can maximise the battery’s life. I was told it deteriorates with time. What can I do to alleviate this?

All batteries produce electricity when a chemical reaction takes place within the cell. In the common AA or AAA batteries, the conversion from chemical to electrical energy gradually consumes the electrolyte, while resistance build-up at the electrodes causes the battery to ultimately go flat.

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