Electric cars are greener and could help us cut not only carbon emissions but levels of nitrogen dioxide emissions which are contributing to reduced life expectancy in our towns and cities.

August 8th, 2013 Comments Off on Electric cars are greener and could help us cut not only carbon emissions but levels of nitrogen dioxide emissions which are contributing to reduced life expectancy in our towns and cities.

Data gathered and analysed by transport experts at Newcastle UniversityElectric vehicles a 'viable transport option' in the North East. Read more ... » shows that daytime air pollutionFrench company to put 3,000 electric ‘Boris cars’ on the streets of London. Read more ... » levels in our towns and citiesPark for free and use the bus lane - if you drive an electric car. Read more ... » regularly exceed the GovernmentGood. Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars. Read more ... »’s recommended 40?g m-3First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... » (21Electric cars will become as ubiquitous as the internet, says transport minister. Read more ... » parts per billion) for prolonged periods – putting people’s health at risk.

But according to a major newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » three year study by the university, electric#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » cars#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » could play a key role in drivingYou're wrong Baroness Kramer. Electric Car is actually intended for ALL trips: both short and Long! #BBCRadio4. Read more ... » down this airKia Soul EV now on sale in UK. Read more ... » pollutionYou're wrong Baroness Kramer. Electric Car is actually intended for ALL trips: both short and Long! #BBCRadio4. Read more ... », which is estimated to be responsible for around 1Electric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... ».3 million deaths every year. In the UKMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » alone, a 2011 House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Report highlighted that poor air quality reduces lifeRapid charging not as damaging as first thought, new study finds. Read more ... » expectancy in the UK by around eight months and is responsible for around 50,000 premature deaths every year.

Switching to EVsUSA: Now, electric cars that touch 0 to 60 mph faster than petrol-powered ones!. Read more ... »

Analysis of cars usedApple hires Tesla's top self driving engineer for rival electric car project. Read more ... » as part of the SwitchElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » EV#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » trial100 electric car charging stations to be installed around Oxford in world's biggest scheme. Read more ... » in the North EastRapid EV chargers coming to North East. Read more ... » of EnglandBrighton: Electric car charging points to be upgraded. Read more ... » shows that electric vehiclesMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » produce less CO2First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... » per km than a combustion engineAudi A3 Sportback e-tron review (2014 release date) 32EV mile range. Read more ... », even when the pollution associated with electricityGood News Everyone! Plug-in Car Grant to rise to 35% of RRP from April 1st 2015. UK. Read more ... » generation at power#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » stations is taken into account.

Using in-vehicleMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » loggers, details such as distance travelled, route, driving behaviour and rechargingMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » times have been recorded and analysed for over 71,600 electric vehicle journeys and 19Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014. Read more ... »,900 re-charging#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » events.

Nissan LEAF plugged inThe researchers found that for all the electric vehicles in the study, their carbon efficiency was much better than an equivalent internal combustion  engine (ICEAll cars will generate pollution in their manufacture, use and disposal. But electric motors are much, much more energy efficient than ICE. Read more ... ») vehicle. An average new build ICE produces around 140g CO2/kg (not counting CO2 produced during fuel#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » production / transport, which adds around 15Not just You and I: Green vehicle demand revs up as UK electric car sales quadruple. Read more ... » per cent to the total emissionsUSA: Now, electric cars that touch 0 to 60 mph faster than petrol-powered ones!. Read more ... »), while the average carbon output for the EVs used in the trial was 85g CO2/kg (based on a UK electricity grid mix).
Charging during off-peak times – when less carbon intensive and renewable energyBBC: Hadrian's Wall gets electric car charging points. Read more ... » sources are being used to power the grid – together with more efficient driver behaviour would reduce this carbon output even further.

And because electric vehicles produce zero exhaust gases, introducing more of them to our cities’ roads would drive down pollution in the most congested – and often highly populated – areas, such as cityBrighton: Electric car charging points to be upgraded. Read more ... » centres and around schools.

Phil Blythe, Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems at Newcastle University, said: “This has been a huge undertaking over the past three years, involving almost 200 volunteer drivers from across the North EastElectric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014. Read more ... » to help usUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » build up the first true picture of what a low carbon transport systemNo Joke: Are AA-battery powered cars the future?. Read more ... » might look like in the future.
“And what we’ve demonstrated is that EVs are a viable alternativeNo Joke: Are AA-battery powered cars the future?. Read more ... » to combustion engine vehicles for many drivers and would help us tackle rising pollution levelsParis restricts car use after pollution hits high. Read more ... ». Local authorities should look at policiesHope Its True: 40% Cut In UK Oil Imports From EVs?. Read more ... » that will encourage electric vehicle adoption to reduce trafficFairness: #Hybrid and sub 100g/km cars to lose exemption from #London #Congestion #Charge. take that wannabees!. Read more ... » related pollution in their urban areas.”

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Funded by the UK‘s innovation agency, the TechnologyMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » Strategy Board, the three-year investigation is part of a major ?10Electric car sales in UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. Read more ... ».7million trial investigating the impact that electric vehicles could have on the environment, our transport systems and driver behaviour.
Since its launchMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » in November 2010, the SwitchEV project has involved almost 200 drivers from across the North East regionEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » making over 71,600 trips.  The 44 EVs involved in the trial, including modelsGood News Everyone! Plug-in Car Grant to rise to 35% of RRP from April 1st 2015. UK. Read more ... » of the NissanMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... » LEAFSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... », Avid CUE-V, Smith Electric VehiclesMy Electric Avenue is officially launched!. Read more ... »’ Edison van, Liberty E-RangeVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » and Peugeot iON, have travelled a total of 403,000 miles – equivalent to driving around the world#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » 16Not just You and I: Green vehicle demand revs up as UK electric car sales quadruple. Read more ... » times – have been charged 19,900 times and have saved 76,000 kg CO2 being released into the atmosphere.

 

By Faye SunderlandSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » from http://wwwElectric cars heading for Stratford on Avon. Read more ... ».thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... »/index.php/2013/06/13London: New electric car-charging bays as Hammersmith council steps up fight against pollution. Read more ... »/uktrial-of-electriccars-proves-they-are-greener/

 

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