Dramatic climate change benefits for NZ from electric vehicles, study shows

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 13 Jan 2016

By Pattrick Smellie Jan. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Electric vehicles have the capacity to make a dramatic impact to the carbon footprint of New Zealand's passenger vehicle fleet, with potential for greater gains as the country's already high renewable electricity production levels increase, says the first life-cycle assessment of EVs undertaken for the New Zealand market. Prepared for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority in a project involving the Australian arm of international consultancy ARUP and an Australian electric vehicle co...

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