28 Jun '17, 1pm

Bizarre Swedish study claims electric cars are worse for the environment

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at EVgo fast-charging station, Newport Centre, Jersey City, NJ Enlarge Photo Electric vehicles shouldn't be considered all-out carbon footprint saviors, but they can legitimately be viewed as the great minimizers. The benefits of electric vehicles over those with internal-combustion engines are vast, but a strange new study is making rounds that claims electric cars are worse for climate-change emissions. The study, conducted by Swedish state media organization SVT , makes a handful of peculiar assumptions to reach its final conclusions. DON'T MISS: How Clean Is Your Electric Car? Online Tool Helps You Find Out Simply put, the findings are based on assumptions that are far from the real-world truth, as summarized by Clean Technica . A few claims lifted from the SVT study include the suggestion that an electric vehicle must be driven 250,...

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