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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Comparative life cycle assessment of electric and conventional vehicles used in Québec, Canada

Pierre-Olivier Roy (corresponding author), CIRAIG, 3333 Queen Mary, Montreal, QC, Canada
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8(4), 983-986; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj8040983
Published: 30 December 2016
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This study evaluates the potential environmental benefits of using an electric over a conventional vehicle in the province of Québec, Canada; a province characterised with an electric grid mix mostly based on hydroelectricity. To do so, we applied an environmental life cycle assessment approach whose results suggest that use of the electric vehicle should be promoted in the province of Québec but only if the vehicle lifetime is optimised.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).
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Roy, P.-O.; Ménard, J.-F.; Fallaha, S. Comparative life cycle assessment of electric and conventional vehicles used in Québec, Canada. World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8, 983-986.

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