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EUROBAT: Another five-year exemption for lead batteries in ELV unlikely

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:24 -- Laura Varriale
Dempwolff at 14th ELBC

The Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers (EUROBAT) fears the European Commission will not extend the exemption for lead batteries from the End of Life Vehicles (ELV) Directive by another five years.

The Directive aims to ban lead in new cars. According to EUROBAT president Johannes Dempwolff, the extension period for the exemption for lead batteries will probably be less than five years.

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