FUDBusting! Are Tire Particulates Worse Than Exhaust Emissions?!

From Transport Evolved.

Recently we’ve been treated to a plethora of headlines about tire pollution from EVs being a worse problem than exhaust emissions. But where do these reports come from, do they have any basis in reality and do tire particulates really matter? Kate takes a look.


00:00 – Introduction
00:48 – Support the channel
01:25 – The suspicious nature of some headlines
02:45 – The first problem
03:33 – Low Rolling Resistance Tires & how they work
05:35 – Wear difference between EVs and gas cars
06:50 – Is Emissions Analytics’ weight adjustment accurate?
07:20 – Caveat Emptor
08:00 – No definition of Low Rolling Resistance tires
08:44 – Why do we care about particulates anyway?
09:15 – Why are the numbers way higher this year?
09:54 – The TLDR
09:24 – Thanks and credits!


Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter, Camera, Editing, Coloring : Kate Walton-Elliott
Audio Clean Up, Producer: Kate Walton-Elliott
End Credits, Animations: Erin Carlie
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