22nd August 2017
Green automotive future lacks vital components
Prof Mark Jolly, head of the Sustainable Manufacturing Systems
Centre at Cranfield University, says that as the death knell sounds for diesel and petrol cars, we’re not getting the full story on the energy and environmental costs of their successors
Why don’t we have energy rating labels for our cars and other vehicles?
We think we already do — via the checks on tailpipe emissions and CO2 that are backed up by government legislation and the car manufacturers themselves, with the latter always looking for ways to reduce emissions via lower fuel consumption. So it’s all good.