Electric vehicles have significantly lower life cycle emissions than internal combustion vehicles, study finds

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Electric vehicles have lower life cycle emissions than combustion engine vehicles, study finds
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Electric vehicles have lower life cycle emissions than combustion engine vehicles, study finds

In Europe, electric cars have 66–69 per cent lower emissions over their lifetime than a comparable petrol vehicle

A new study conducted by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has finally put an end to claims that electric vehicles are not much cleaner than combustion engine vehicles and pr...

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