Each week we take a look with EV specialist and Innovation Origins columnist Auke Hoekstra at what caught his eye on topical issues or what he runs into where the preservation of our planet is concerned. This week: This week Auke tells us that his message about electric driving is finally starting to register.

During its lifespan, a new electric car emits about three times less CO2 than its diesel or petrol counterpart. This is what is stated in a study published yesterday by the European environmental organisation Transport & Environment. Auke is enthusiastic about the study. Not only because the study makes use of an earlier study by the TU/e scientist (Auke), but also because of the effort that scientists have put into this study on the lifespan cycles of EVs.

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Author profile picture Milan Lenters is a writer and editor. Through IO, he got to know his native city Eindhoven in a different way and sometimes looks with amazement at the many stories that lie ahead.