It’s really simple: EVs mean cleaner air in our cities

Enrique Dans
Enrique Dans
Published in
3 min readApr 18, 2024

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IMAGE: A photo from Cracovia, in Poland, with a traffic jam and a lot of vehicles emitting pollution
IMAGE: Jacek Dylag — Unsplash

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, who operate a network with dozens of sophisticated sensors in the San Francisco Bay Area, have found that between 2018 and 2023, pollution decreased annually by an average of 1.8%, and that this decrease is almost exclusively due to the increase in the use of EVs.

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Enrique Dans
Enrique Dans

Professor of Innovation at IE Business School and blogger (in English here and in Spanish at enriquedans.com)