Is This The End For Electric Cars? – Are Our EV Dreams DOOMED?

From Transport Evolved.

We’re about to see a flood of new plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and hybrids hitting markets across the world. Particularly in the US, but other countries are likely to follow suit. That’s because the US recently passed a new rule that requires substantial emissions reductions from the transportation sector. But between the rule being proposed and being released, the requirement for vehicles to be fully zero emissions switched to allowing the fleet emissions to be met using PHEVs.

So is now a terrible time to buy and EV? And what’s going to happen to the EV transition?

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00:00 – Introduction
01:56 – Background
05:08 – Hybrid Sales and the impact on legacy auto
06:39 – Wouldn’t a hybrid/PHEV transition make sense?
07:28 – Actual pollution from PHEVs is vastly higher than official estimates
09:55 – When should you consider one?
11:29 – Conclusion
12:25 – Thanks and Credits

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Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter: Kate Walton-Elliott
Editor, Colorist: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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