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A novel way to estimate car longevity shows that electric vehicles' life mileage is increasing fast

A car's longevity is important for consumers' budgets as well as for the environment. But reliable evidence on the longevity of electric vehicles is hard to come by. Viet Nguyen-Tien and Robert Elliot, with fellow authors, developed a way to estimate the lifespans of various vehicles on British roads and their implications for consumer choices and environmental impact.

Robert J.R. Elliott and Viet Nguyen-Tien

2 February 2024

LSE British Politics and Policy

This work is published under POID and the CEP's Growth programme.

This publication comes under the following CEP theme: New technologies and productivity, Clean growth