Lightweighting or electric cars? The future of the British fleet

André Cabrera Serrenho

University of Cambridge

André holds a BSc, MSc and PhD from the University of Lisbon in Portugal. Since 2014, he is a Research Associate in the Department of Engineering of the University of Cambridge (UK), where he has been working on material flow analysis of bulk materials.


Current European transport polices define a limit of 95 g CO2/km for the average greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of new car sales by 2021. This is a weighted average that gives additional credits to cars with emissions lower... [ view full abstract ]


  1. André Cabrera Serrenho (University of Cambridge)
  2. Jonathan Norman (University of Bath)
  3. Julian Allwood (University of Cambridge)

Topic Areas

• Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • Sustainable urban systems


WS-1 » The Future of Electric Vehicles (09:45 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room D)

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