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Old 12-11-2019, 04:37 PM   #81
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They move people at a much much lower rate of Co2 per mile. That is the point nothing more nothing less! Both well to wheel and lifetime figures are massivly lower for a BEV than an ICE car.
same argument that had diesel promoted as the best ICE solution... until people woke up and smelled the soot/NOx.
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The most environmentally sound form of transport is probably the pushbike.
After that it is probably a modern Honda cub.

Most of the cars that are on the road are 4 seaters..yet rarely are all the seats filled.

Being single minded/honest/selfish even..in 20 years time I`ll be approaching age 70, so probably shouldn`t spend too much of my current time worrying if my car / bike is environmentally sound.
At the end of the day, being a tight arse/ late adopter/ make do and mend / reuse / repair/ don`t throw away type of person, I consider myself well "in credit" from and environmentalist point of view.
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I may be wrong but I still assume the most environmentally friendly thing to do would be to keep an old car on the road, and 'make do and mend' as mentioned above by Simondo, thus limiting the damage caused by making new ones.
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