Cars are used 5% of the time – is that an efficient use of resources?

01 Jul 2022

All over the world, the exploitation of natural and human resources is increasing – for a product that almost never gets used. Why? Because electric or not, our cars spend most of their lives parked. That envokes questions wether the resources required to produce a car that is only used 5% of the time can be justified? If we can find a better way to mobility and use much less materials, then the answer is no. To truly create a sustainable transportation system, we must factor in the impacts of using more and more natural resources and minerals for electric cars that will, for the most time, never be used.

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The criminal exploitation of children in the name of “green cars”