In the ads for cars powered solely by an electric duct heater is highlighted that these can run up to 50 kilometers only driven by the heater, thus with zero emissions of hazardous substances. But rarely mentioned the enormous emission of pollutants that will be when batteries are manufactured.
It is mentioned also never under what appalling conditions the production of the necessary mineral cobalt is extracted from the ground in Africa. Into a battery that weighs 250 pounds requires ten pounds of cobalt, and by 2020 it is estimated that the supply of cobalt will be less than the demand.
single elbilsbatteri corresponds to the amount of emissions that a petrol car emits over thousands of miles. The production is so energy-intensive that the vehicle's carbon reduction partially disappear.
instead to get the purchase of an electric car subsidized by the government ought to every electric car start its life on the ”minus” compensation. For example, after the 5,000 miles of driving, you end up on the plus and only then can the run be classed as environmentally friendly.