21 Jun '11, 9am

Will new technologies make electric cars unnecessary? The Green Piece.

Will new technologies make electric cars unnecessary? The Green Piece.

It’s widely accepted that the electrification of the automobile is just around the corner with governments and car manufacturers alike pouring huge resources into making electric cars roadworthy and a match for the vehicles of today. However, what if existing technology could advance at such a rate that electric cars were no longer needed? Surely that would be the ideal solution, saving huge amounts of money and preventing the inevitable infrastructure overhaul? But is it actually possible? A newly published report by the Committee on the Assessment of Technologies for Improving Light-Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy of the US National Research Council (NRC) investigated the issue. Cost effective According to its investigation, combinations of commercially available technologies could potentially reduce fuel consumption vastly over the next 15 years without the need for any compr...

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