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umwelt-plakette.de en 2018-11-13

News on environmental zones and air pollution

Hybrid vehicles, eco-friendly?

Leaving aside the complex calculations of the CO2 footprint of hybrid engines, this technology should in theory be environmentally friendly. In practice, in the United Kingdom, vehicles of company fleets are almost never recharged by employees, however they represent 70% of the hybrid market. In total, the fuel consumption is 7.5 L/100 km. In these circumstances, it is questionable whether aids for the purchase of hybrids are justified.