Oilpan4 wrote:The average age of a vehicle on the road is around 11 years last I checked.
Is there a compelling reason why we should believe the average EV is going to last longer than 11 years?
Your crap article states 94k miles for a Tesla battery until end of life. Go ahead -- justify that with references.
As for the mining argument, it is complicated to figure out source emissions but I wonder: have you ever heard of battery recycling ? Did you notice that the diesel emissions did not include the mining to source the diesel ICE ?