The adage ‘too much of a good thing’ might not apply to electric vehicles.
One of the biggest hurdles to getting more electric cars on the road is “range anxiety,” the worry people have of their car battery dying before they get to a charging station.
Each car2go eliminated up to 11 privately-owned vehicles from the roads and prevented 10 to 14 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, they found.
Self-driving cars are often touted to be green. The assumption is that by eliminating congestion and driving more efficiently, they will reduce carbon emissions. That is all true.
On the surface, shopping online seems like it would be good for the environment: it eliminates car trips and their associated carbon emissions because people no longer need to drive to store
An electric car owner’s biggest fear is running out of juice — and not being able to find an available charging station.
People have tried all kinds of strategies to keep birds away from airports, a major site of bird-plane collisions.
Electric bicycles, which include a motor to boost pedal-power, will reduce emissions if people use them instead of driving their cars.
Should you buy an electric car? The answer might depend on whether you live on the balmy California coast or in the freezing Midwest.
City-dwellers are constantly exposed to pollution, which can contribute to heart and respiratory problems. But commuters may be getting a particularly big dose on their way to and from work.