Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

THE ELECTRIC DELUSION

Posted by: Rob Leach on August 2nd, 2017 IN Viewpoints

With the UK planning to ban petrol and diesel cars in 2040, an electric future has always seemed a predictable one. But as I note below, there are massive roadblocks ahead. First, the positive news. Whether it takes years or decades to move across to a driverless world, their powertrains will not be driven by diesel or petrol. Today’s hybrids and plug in hybrids will inevitably give way to full electric. Two thirds of motorists own or are open to owning an electric or hybrid car[1]. A new report[2] states that 60 percent of all vehicles on the road might READ MORE