Life Cycle Assessments
Controversial, but without Alternative
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Life Cycle Assessments –
The decision about the phase-out of fossil fuels in our transport systems has been made and the focus is now primarily on battery electric vehicles, but synthetic fuels and fuel cells are still in the running. Only life cycle assessments that cover the entire service life of the vehicles from the production of raw materials to disposal can provide the necessary evidence.
Material from: Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Siebel, a editor at ATZ | MTZ | ATZelectronics, Life Cycle Assessments – Controversial, but without Alternative, IN THE SPOTLIGHT article from ATZ worldwide [04/2021] [the websites of Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, which are available at www.springerfachmedien-wiesbaden.de] reproduced with permission of Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH.