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Electric cars prove Future Car Challenge winners: The 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge was a few months ago now, bu...

Electric cars prove Future Car Challenge winners: The 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge was a few months ago now, bu...

The 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge was a few months ago now, but the RAC Foundation has finally released the CO2 findings from the Brighton to London annual challenge. Each of the low-carbon participating cars was fitted with a data logger to track the efficiency and emissions from the vehicles over the 57 mile course. Analysis of the data by the Imperial College London and the RAC Foundation shows that on average, the fully electric vehicles consumed the least energy as measured in kWh/Km over the course of the journey, followed by plug-in hybrids, normal hybrids and then internal combustion engine-powered cars. Both tailpipe emissions and well-to-wheel emissions were measured to account for the unseen emissions linked to electricity production. Despite this, an electric car, the Gordon Murray t.27 was declared the overall energy champion, using just 0.08kWh/km of energy a...

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