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EV efficiency, upstream emissions not included in US vehicle standards: Lost opportunity?

Electric cars don’t produce “tailpipe” emissions, but their overall carbon emissions are not zero. It’s time for federal efficiency standards to reflect that, argues the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The majority of EVs get their electricity from the grid, which in the United States is still 60% fossil-fueled, the group… More…

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