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Audi A3 e-tron Option: Carbon-Free Recharging (In Germany)

Audi A3 e-tron Option: Carbon-Free Recharging (In Germany)

By John Voelcker 821 views Mar 27, 2014 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Audi A3 e-tron Enlarge Photo One advantage to plug-in electric cars is that they can operate with no carbon footprint if the electricity used to recharge them is generated from renewable sources. Burning liquid fuels, on the other hand, will always generate carbon emissions. 2014 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid presentation, Berlin Enlarge Photo Now Audi is offering a way for German buyers of its new 2015 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid model to drive electrically with no carbon footprint at all. A car running on grid electricity has no carbon tailpipe emissions, of course, but there's carbon associated with generating the electricity to recharge it. Unless of course, that electricity comes from entirely renewable sources--solar, wind, or hydro. And that's exactly ...

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