Post Profile






Electric Vehicles: Loved by Environmentalists, but What about the Child Labor?

A day before the Paris Auto show opens to the public, Amnesty International has accused manufacturers of clean, green electric cars of having dirty hands. The human rights organization threw a wet blanket over the large crop of EVs exhibited in Paris, issuing a release targeting certain automakers for indirectly employing child labor in the […] The post Electric Vehicles: Loved by Environmentalists, but What about the Child Labor? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
read more

share

Related Posts


From Ferraris to SUVs: Five cars that shone at the Paris show

Technology : Physorg: Technology news

An obscenely powerful hybrid sports car, a family-friendly SUV with enough space for seven adults, and an electric vehicle that promises to keep going for over 300 miles (500 kilometers) on a single charge—those are some of the nota...

Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, and others accused of using battery parts mined with child labor

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

The cobalt in your smartphone’s battery could have been sourced with child labor, according to a new report from Amnesty International. The human rights organization traced the sale of cobalt, a main component in lithium-ion batteri...

Automakers Highlight Move to ‘Green’ Cars at New York Show

Technology : News Week: Technology and Science

The New York International Auto Show often showcases the newest car technology, and at this year’s event more than ever, manufacturers are pushing their hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) while just about every company is getting on ...

Kia Soul EV: 160km-plus electric hatch revealed

Vehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Set to become the South Korean brand’s first-ever mass market electric vehicle, the Kia Soul EV has been officially unveiled at the Chicago auto show ahead of its third-quarter launch. The hero car of Kia’s ‘Clean Mobility’ program,...

Paris Motor Show EV Reveals Imply Major Auto Manufacturers Are Chasing Tesla’s Lead

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica

The Paris Motor Show has, and will see, the reveal and/or debut of a large number of electric vehicles (production and concept) by major French and German auto manufacturers that are clearly following in Tesla’s footsteps, and inten...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC