Electric Vehicles: A Tentative Economic and Environmental Evaluation [E-Book] / Rémy Prud'homme
Prud'homme, Rémy.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2010
20 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
englisch
10.1787/5kgghkp44nkg-en
OECD/ITF Joint Transport Research Centre Discussion Papers ; 2010/22
Transport
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Electric vehicles are often presented as a green solution to the transport problem. They offer, it is argued, the benefits of the private car without its costs. They make it possible for individuals and families to move around easily, rapidly, comfortably, at any moment in time, which makes them more consumer friendly than public modes of transportation. Yet, unlike classical cars, they do not consume scarce and dwindling fossil fuel resources and do not reject greenhouse gases, nor local pollutants....