Entries tagged with ‘electric car’

Fuel Economy Equivalent of an Electric Car (based on greenhouse gas emissions) 

Are Electric Cars Good for the Climate? Depends on Where You Live

A recent study by the Union of Concerned Scientists found that the benefit of driving an electric car such as the Nissan Leaf depends on where you live. The numerical reduction in greenhouse gases depends on how the local electric utility generates its power. If it relies on hydropower, as on the West Coast, then […]