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      Are Electric Cars Really Emissions Free?

      CarTrade Editorial Team

      CarTrade Editorial Team

      Electric cars are partly responsible for cleaner air since they generate no harmful contamination, such as coarse particles, carbon monoxide, ozone and lead. So are electric cars really emissions free? On the basis of the origin of the electricity used to recharge the batteries, air pollutant discharges are drifted towards the position of the generation plants. So the answer to ‘are electric cars really emission free?’ can be answered thus.

      Although, there aren’t zero emissions electric cars but introducing electric vehicles comes with an environmental gain. The quantity of the carbon dioxide emanated depends on the magnitude of power source emission that has been applied to charge the vehicle, the competence of the vehicle and the energy emaciated in the process of charging. Charging a vehicle using renewable energy produces a mediocre carbon footprint. There are a number of zero emissions electric cars available in the Indian auto market and some of the best electric cars in India and upcoming models are as follows:

      Mahindra e2o
      • Mahindra e2o – It is solely driven by electricity providing a mileage of half paisa per kilometre. Owing to its this feature, it is counted among the most efficient electric cars in India

      • Upcoming Tata Megapixel – Sources report that this can can be charged up to 80 percent in 30 minutes and can travel 100 kilometre in one single charge

      • Upcoming Hyundai i10 electric – This upcoming automatic car is expected to feature an automatic transmission system and deliver astounding performance

      Along with these options, one can also look at the eco-friendly cars in India. The available options are as follows:

      • Toyota Prius – Toyota Prius happens to be a successful electric-gas hybrid car available in the Indian auto market

      • Tata Nano CNG eMAX – Tata Nano CNG eMAX runs on CNG fuel and discharges only 75.6 gm of CO2 per km

      Soaring gas prices along with customer awareness about alternate technology is sky-rocketing the popularity of electric cars in India. Although there are no zero emissions electric cars, and the answer to ‘are electric cars really emissions free?’ is a negative but the automobile corporation in India has begun to give more preference to greener and eco-friendly cars, which will significantly curtail the amount of carbon emissions.

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