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peteharrison Nov 04, 2011 11:39 AM
Electric Vehicles -- Hi, I work for the European Climate Foundation, and I'm researching the potential for uptake of electric vehicles. Can anybody tell me what percentage of kilometres travelled by car in the EU is commuting? and if possible, what percentage of EU households own 2 cars? Thanks
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EEA Nov 16, 2011 12:38 PM
Hi Pete, thank you for your question: i consulted our transport experts and will get abck to you as soon as possible. All the best, Anna
EEA Nov 30, 2011 05:29 PM
Dear Pete,

I understand that you already received direct feedback on your question from an EEA transport expert. I hope it helped you.

To allow other users to benefit from his answer as well, I post it below:
I would suggest you to go to this document:
EC, 2011d, Impact Assessment, Accompanying document to the White Paper 'Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system' (SEC(2011) 358 final) (
I am quite sure I have seen the information that you are looking for.
Otherwise you can also try:
CE Delft, 2011, Impact of Electric Vehicles
The other way is car sharing. People may avoid having two cars (i.e. EV and large diesel), if they can get the right car for the right purpose at a reasonable price.
CarSharing: A 1% solution (And why it is a critical 1%)[…]/
comforum000 Mar 25, 2020 12:44 PM
I'm also looking for the same info about my website
GoEcoNoah Jul 31, 2020 08:32 PM
Can you help me gather pros and cons on buying e-vehicles? what are its advantages and disadvantages over the normal fuel powered vehicles.
OyeUsman1997 Aug 03, 2020 12:22 AM
am also looking for same infor for my this website >
EEA Aug 03, 2020 02:44 PM
Dear "GoEcoNoah"

Thank you for your interest. You can watch the interview with our expert on the following link providing an overview on the topic and explaining the benefits of choosing electric vehicles over internal combustion engine vehicles:

You can also find more detailed information on the subject in the following report:[…]/the-first-and-last-mile , and also in the "Electric vehicles from life cycle and circular economy perspectives" report on the following link:[…]/electric-vehicles-from-life-cycle

We hope you find this useful.

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