According to Solar Feeds, gas cars at 20 mpg uses more electricity than electric cars. It has to do with cost of water. Conservatively, gas cars uses 8 kWH of electricity in the production of a gallon of gas when accounting for the electricity used in pumping water used by refineries. This is not good for environment three folds: water use, tail pipe emissions, and even greater contribution to coal smoke stacks per mile driven compared to EV's.
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