Reducing Emissions Associated with Electric Vehicles

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Abstract

A century ago the electric car (now more frequently called electric vehicle or EV) was seen to be the ideal city car, while at the same time addressing the serious transport pollution problems of the time. With the development of lithium ion battery technology, the electric car once again offers to be the ideal city car and at the same timetoaddress transport pollution problems.Concerns have been raised that electric cars merely relocate greenhouse gas emissions from the car exhaust to the exhaust stack of the power generation plant. This paper identifies a range of strategies to ensure that the electric car is truly a zero emissions vehicle, at a time of growing concerns about global warming and the diminishing access to conventional fuels due to peak oil.

Keywords

Electric Vehicle Lead Acid Battery Power Control System Home Energy Management City Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eday Life LtdMelbourneAustralia

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