Electric vehicles are far better than combustion engine cars when it comes to air pollution. Here’s why..

Toxic emissions from tailpipes of diesel and petrol cars have caused air pollution problems in European towns and cities for decades and cause tens of thousands of unnecessary, premature deaths each year. Now, as sales of zero emission electric cars surge across Europe and the end of the internal combustion engine is in sight, the industry is clutching at straws to keep the polluting engine alive. One claim, covered in a number of newspapers, is that electric cars will make air quality worse due to particle emissions from non-exhaust sources, such as tyres and brakes. This is wrong…

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