Scientific article

Is manufacturing and maintenance relevant to the total carbon footprint of a vehicle?

22 mar 2022
Javier Pérez Rodríguez Professor of the Department of Chemical Industrial and Environmental Engineering. Member of the Environmental Technologies and Industrial Resources Group Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM)

Electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, and those that consume biofuels or synfuels with a low or zero carbon footprint have been presented as the main technological/energy bets to decarbonise the mobility of people in passenger cars. However, what is the real impact of these new alternatives on the carbon footprint of road transport?

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