Day: May 22, 2019

Why The Durability of Vehicles Will Make it Difficult to Electrify the Electricity Sector

Why The Durability of Vehicles Will Make it Difficult to Electrify the Electricity Sector

Why The Durability of Vehicles Will Make it Difficult to Electrify the Electricity Sector

05/22/19

“Why will the lengthy longevity of cars impede climate progress?”

The transportation sector will need to become electrified in order to achieve decarbonization. One way to do this is to shift fleet compositions from petroleum to electric-powered vehicles. However, because vehicles tend to have lengthy longevity, they will be retired at slow rates, impeding turnover to electric vehicles. This is Why The Durability of Vehicles Will Make it Difficult to Electrify the Electricity Sector.