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NPR on Electric cars: by SHANNON on MARCH 24, 2012 - 0 Comments in MOBILE How would an electric car work out for...

NPR on Electric cars: by SHANNON on MARCH 24, 2012 - 0 Comments in MOBILE How would an electric car work out for...

PAULSON: Yeah. The – our car is a 31-kilowatt hour battery car. The – some of the other cars in the market go as low as 24-kilowatt hours, Ronda. The – one thing I would say about EVs versus internal-combustion-engine cars is they’re actually a much more efficient usage of the power. So although you are transferring some of your emissions from the tailpipe to the source of coal, an electric motor is 95 percent-plus efficient. So even if you do do that, your overall emission is lower, and it gives the utilities a chance to put renewable energy in place over time and slowly shift the mix to a better mix. In California, we have a very high proportion of renewable energy and the – your – immediately, your emissions are significantly better.

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