Long-life ICE cars - Why ICE may get new lease of life

Long-life ICE cars - Why ICE may get new lease of life

As experts start to question the wisdom of all-out electrification, Hilton Hollowaymakes the economic and environmental case for keeping combustion cars on the road.


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As experts start to question the wisdom of all-out electrification, Hilton Holloway makes the economic and environmental case for keeping combustion cars on the road.

Here’s our vision of the ICE family car of the future, a hybrid designed to last 25 years and with provision for key areas (bumpers, lights etc) to be retrofitted with new designs.

Upgrades to interior could be made after a set number of years

EVs need lots of lithium, which has to be mined

Renault’s new Refactory in France did up around 25,000 cars last year

A third of car buyers would keep their current car if it could be refurbished by its maker

Long-life ICE cars - Why ICE may get new lease of life

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