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Adoption of EVs to improve air quality and health by 2040: Study

Dais Editorials | 17/10/2021 08:14 AM | Click to read full article

Widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) will yield net air quality and health benefits in every state in India in 2040.

The study carried out by researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur) estimates vehicle and power sector emissions, air quality, premature mortality, and avoided health damages in India under an ambitious EV sales scenario between 2020 and 2040.