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Is driving an electric car really better for the environment?

Is driving an electric car really better for the environment? An interesting article in the Sunday Times argues that when a full life cycle assessment is done, electric cars are not so green after all. I’ve sometimes wondered about this. I’ve also heard others saying that driving a small mass produced petrol car produces less emissions then an electric car (over say 10 years) when you do a full life cycle assessment. Though I’m also aware that the technology used for electric cars will continue to improve and this might not always be the case…

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