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Hybrids or EVs: which are 'greener'?

Electric vehicles running on coal-generated electricity aren't 'green'. In fact, hybrid vehicles provide a smoother transition to decarbonisation.

How can transportation technologies in India be made sustainable and yet affordable? Are electric vehicles (EVs) really 'green'? Is electrification the only answer to solving the air pollution problem? Policy experts, scientists, government officials and planners routinely grapple with these questions. These are complex issues that straddle diverse areas such as science and technology, technology policy, climate change, economics, energy independence and politics. They need a rigorous analysis of the nuances involved and long-term forecasting in order to frame the right policies.


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