“The future of the internal combustion engine is leaner, meaner and greener … and here to stay. Affordable, compact, clean and tuned for high-energy fuels, this ICE will continue to be the principal automotive power source for decades to come.”
This is the belief of Prof. Rik Baert, TNO Automotive and Fontys University of Applied Sciences. Let’s see if time will tell differently – soon.
“Owning an electric car is no longer a dream or an inconvenience.”
Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg yesterday announced the start of the next phase of the Ultra Low Emission Vehicle programme with 500 million pounds (841.2m dollars) to be spent between 2015 and 2020.