Greenest Cars Are Electric Running on Renewables, Study Finds

The takeaway from latest University of Minnesota study on automotive emissions is clear: Invest heavily in clean energy and use electric vehicles.

Published: 17-Dec-2014

Hey, electric-car drivers: Before you get all smug about your green cred, ask yourselves a couple of key questions:

Where does the power to juice up your car originate? And what impact does this have on the environment and human health?

University of Minnesota researchers looked into this, and their findings are in this week.


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