BNEF: Electric cars greener 'even when powered by coal'

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CO2 from EVs was 40 per cent lower than for fossil fuel cars, BNEF found
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CO2 from EVs was 40 per cent lower than for fossil fuel cars, BNEF found

Electric vehicles are already better for environment than fossil fuel cars, but EV emissions will fall further as world shifts away from coal, research finds

Electric vehicles are already have a lower climate impact than traditional petrol or diesel cars around the world, even if they are largely powered by fossil fuel electricity, a new analysis by BloombergNEF...

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