The Efficiency and CO2 Emissions of Electric Vehicles and their Fluid Requirements

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19 October 2021 18:00 - 19:00
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The talk will look at the in-use energy efficiency, CO2 emissions and fuel cost for different types of consumer transport (conventional car vs electric vehicle vs H2 fuel cell vs bicycle).

There will also be a brief discussion on how these numbers change when you look at total life-cycle CO2 emissions (which accounts for manufacturing & scrapping/recycling/disposal).

Electric cars appear to be a good solution for reducing CO2 emissions but that assumes that the electricity system itself is decarbonising. Trends in the UK electricity system over the last 20-30 years are shown that illustrates this is the case.

Finally, there is a brief discussion on how vehicle electrification will impact the lubrication and tribology of future vehicles.

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This event is "free of charge".

Non-members are welcome to join.

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Ian Taylor, Visiting Professor, UCLAN Jost Institute for Tribotechnology


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