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Switching to Electric Vehicles May Improve Air Quality: Study

Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines. Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions, according to a study. Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US quantified the differences in air pollution generated […]

Poll shows 50% of Australians support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025

Transition to electric vehicles to cut carbon emissions has dominated climate policy debate in the Australian election campaignOne in two Australians would support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025, according to polling by the Australia Institute. The progressive thinktank surveyed a nationally representative sample 0f 1,536 Australians about their attitudes […]

Australia’s electricity grid can easily support electric cars – if we get smart

Following opposition leader Bill Shorten’s policy announcement that 50% of new cars will be electric by 2030, questions have been raised about the ability of the electricity grid to cope with the increased demand associated with a substantial increase in the use of electric vehicles. These concerns are not completely unfounded. Modelling and research at […]

ET GBS 2019: Electric-mobility needed to charge up India’s cities

Any technological innovation in the transportation sector has to be both high-volume and low-cost, said Nandan Nilekani. NEW DELHI: Innovations in electric mobility across categories such as cars, flying vehicles and hyperloop are needed to address growing transportation needs of India’s rapidly expanding cities, said speakers at the Global Business Summit in New Delhi. Any […]