The Tesla Model S Apparently Puts Out More Whole-Life Emissions Than A Petrol Supermini

By November 9, 2017General

The Tesla Model S Apparently Puts Out More Whole-Life Emissions Than A Petrol Supermini

The topic of whole-life emissions is a hot potato when it comes to electric cars, which often require very dirty production methods. A new MIT study has proven what EV makers don’t want to hear… sort of

 

Oh dear. The electric-powered Tesla Model S has been found to produce more whole-life carbon dioxide than a petrol supermini.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which whom Lamborghini is working on future battery tech, studied a group of cars’ production methods, exhaust emissions, potential for recycling and any emissions produced by power plants for the quantity of electricity required, if any.

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