Do electric cars cause air pollution?
I’m trying to make some big lifestyle changes to become more eco-friendly, and looking into buying an electric car is the next step for me. Do electric cars cause any kind of air pollution?
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One of the biggest reasons for switching to an electric car is to adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle, so congrats on your journey to reduce your carbon footprint!
It’s true that electric cars don’t produce tailpipe emissions, but they are not technically 100% carbon neutral or zero-emissions vehicles.
If you’re interested in improving the air quality in your area, eliminating air pollution from tailpipes can be a huge step in the right direction. Even when charging with electricity from the grid, electric vehicles still only produce about a third of the greenhouse gas emissions that a gas-powered vehicle would.
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