Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions when running. But unless they're charged entirely on renewable energy—still statistically unlikely today—there are emissions associated with generating the electricity used to charge their batteries. For several years now, rigorous "wells-to-wheels" analyses of the carbon-dioxide emissions associated with electric-car use have shown it's far lower than that of the average vehicle sold today. DON'T MISS: Different map shows electric cars are cleaner The Union of Concerned Scientists released an updated version of its MPG-equivalencies map...
Test Pays BMW i3 Electric-Car Owners To Let Utility Delay Charging
BMW and a California utility will ask i3 owners to delay charging in certain situations.Stephen Edelstein
Does The Tesla Model S Electric Car Pollute More Than An SUV?
Does the supposedly clean, green Tesla Model S really pollute more than a gas-guzzling Jeep Grand Cherokee sport-utility vehicle? That's what one analyst has claimed. In an exhaustive 6,500-word article on the financial website Seeking Alpha, analyst Nathan Weiss lays out a case that the Model S...David Noland