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Battery electric vehicles are a greener alternative, says report

Ricardo studies the impacts of battery and hydrogen vehicles for DfT

Mark Moran
25 March 2022
Summary of breakdown of overall lifecycle greenhouse gas impacts for Lower Medium Cars for selected powertrain types (Baseline scenario for 2020, 2030 and 2050, Net Zero Power for 2050)

 

Improvements in battery technology and end-of-life treatment will make battery electric vehicles (BEVs) even greener in the future, says a report commissioned by the Department for Transport.

The benefits of a typical new battery electric car is estimated to already reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the entire life-cycle by around 65%, but this could increase to around 76% compared to a petrol equivalent operating in the UK by 2030.?The findings are contained in a new report prepared...

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