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A new British comparison study on the CO2 emissions of gasoline-fueled cars vs.

electric cars doesn’t bode well for the “green” automobile industry:



ELECTRIC cars could produce higher emissions over their lifetimes than petrol equivalents because of the energy consumed in making their batteries, a study has found.
An electric car owner would have to drive at least 129,000km before producing a net saving in CO2. Many electric cars will not travel that far in their lifetime because they typically have a range of less than 145km on a single charge and are unsuitable for long trips. Even those driven 160,000km would save only about a tonne of CO2 over their lifetimes.
I‘m so glad our government isn’t wasting taxpayer dollars to buy lots of these expensive vehicles.  Oh, wait…

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