Local Transport Today is the authoritative, independent journal for transport decision makers. Analysis, Comment & News on Transport Policy, Planning, Finance and Delivery since 1989.

Battery electric cars: the route to zero emissions, or over-hyped?

The Government is expected to announce a date for banning sales of new fossil fuel cars to help meet its net zero target. But how much lower are the lifetime CO2 emissions of battery electric cars? It’s a lively debate

02 October 2020

 

If the rumours are to be believed, the Government is preparing to announce a ban on the sale of new fossil fuel cars, possibly from 2030. After that the choice will be battery electric or perhaps hydrogen, though the latter is for the time being regarded as a better bet for heavier vehicles. 

Ministers see battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as a vital part of the decarbonisation agenda. Yet there are critics who argue that on financial, practical and environmental grounds, Britain’s...

+94% more

 

 
 
Head of Transport
Berkmann Wine Cellars
London
From £50k
Principal Transport Planner (Waterloo)
Lambeth Council
London
PO5: Starting salary £45,594 per annum.
3 x Infrastructure Planning Roles
Cumbria County Council
Cumbria
£35,745 - £44,863
View all Vacancies
 
Search
 

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2020 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: subs.ltt@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7959

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: accounts@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: daniel@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: conferences@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: info@transportxtra.com | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise

Web design sussex by Brainiac Media 2020