Carbon-Consuming Electric Car Design by Dutch Students

Carbon-Consuming Electric Car Design by Dutch Students

The all-electric Dutch sports car is unique because it captures more carbon than it emits.

The all-electric sports car from the Netherlands looks like a BMW coupe, but it’s unique: it captures more carbon than it emits.

“Our ultimate goal is to create a more sustainable future,” said Jens Laheig, the chief financial officer of TU/Ecomotive, the Eindhoven University of Technology student team that created the car.

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Dubbed ZEM, for Zero Emissions Mobility, La Haig said it features a Cleantron lithium-ion battery pack, and most of its parts are 3D-printed from recycled plastic.

The goal, he added, is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions over the entire life of the vehicle, from manufacturing to recycling.

Battery-powered electric vehicles emit virtually no carbon dioxide during operation compared to combustion-engine cars. However, the production of battery cells can create so much pollution that electric cars can take tens of thousands of miles to achieve “carbon parity” with similar models that run on fossil fuels.

The Eindhoven team estimates that ZEM uses two filters that can capture up to 2 kilograms (4.41 lb) of carbon dioxide over 20,000 miles of driving. They envision a future where filters can be emptied at charging stations.

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Students show off their cars on a road trip across the United States to universities and businesses from the East Coast to Silicon Valley.

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