Saturday, February 23, 2013

Zero tailpipe emissions better for human health

diesel-fumeseditors-blog-entry3Yes, it’s true EVs are not truly zero emission vehicles, though if you power them with renewable energy generated electricity, they come pretty darn close.

However, regardless of how the electricity is generated for EVs, they are zero tailpipe emissions vehicles -- I much prefer this term to zero emissions, because it’s 100 percent accurate.

Yet the whole no carbon monoxide, no sulfur dioxide, no nitrous oxide, no particulates being blown directly into your face, and lungs (sadly, you’re stuck sucking down fumes from ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) cars even if you’re walking or biking in urban areas) “thing” seems to gets lost on most people when it comes to electric vehicles.

http://solarchargeddriving.com/editors-blog/on-evs-a-phevs/1154-zero-t