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Electric cars can't cut UK carbon emissions while only the wealthy can afford to own one

Steve Todd

Typically the kind of smaller, more efficient engine popular over here in Europe needs a major rebuild or replacement between 120,000 and 200,000, and almost certainly have important bits replaced before that point. Bigger, slower running engines popular in the US tend to last a bit longer, but at the cost of efficiency.

You're already paying the same or more in replacement parts with the IC engine, you're just not recognising the fact.

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