20 Jan 2024 | Abstracted from Irish Times"My bet is that, in cities at least, the e-car won’t be the vehicle of the future. I suspect it will keep falling further behind e-bikes, e-mopeds and e-scooters
EV's "are still worthwhile for people in sprawling suburbs, who drive long distances every day...But an electric car doesn't make sense for individual urbanites. Even in the US, about half of car journeys in the busiest cities are less than three miles.
"For a city-dweller ditching a petrol car, the calculation then becomes: instead of an EV, can I buy a much cheaper, health-giving e-bike..."
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