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Electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid energy efficiency and life cycle emissions

  title={Electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid energy efficiency and life cycle emissions},
  author={Hinrich Helms and Martin Pehnt and Udo Lambrecht and Axel Liebich},
Mobility is an important basis for many economic and private activities and thus a crucial part of our life. In many industrialised countries, the demand for mobility is mostly covered by road traffic. Modern vehicles and a well developed network of roads allow for a high degree of individual mobility. However, this mobility also leads to substantial environmental problems: In Germany, for instance, transport is responsible for over 20% of the energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The majority… 

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