13 Jan 2020

Electric cars not always the greenest option for travelling

From Summer Report, 8:40 am on 13 January 2020

Electric vehicles continue to rise in popularity, but continue to be a subject of debate across the water cooler.

Just how good are they for the environment, compared to low emissions petrol of diesel vehicles that are now on the market?

Massey Univesity Professer Ralph Sims is part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and told Ben Strang that, in New Zealand, you can't beat an electric car.