Renault Fluence IC vs Electric 2011

Posted by ValentinAllardSASI
Type: 
Full LCA available on the web
Comparative: 
yes
Publication year: 
2011
Language: 
English
Code: 
Vehicles/Fuels
Product: 
Fluence Vehicle
Quality and sources
Is the study a: 
Detailed LCA
Was a critical review performed?: 
Yes
Is the study compliant with ISO 14044?: 
Yes
Sponsor name(s): 
Renault
Sponsor type: 
Company
Practitioner(s): 
A. Barat
Practitioner(s): 
V. Dang
Practitioner(s) type: 
Company
Summary
Functional unit: 
Transportation of persons in a passenger vehicle for short trips, for a lifetime of 150 000 kms (~93 000 miles), during 10 years, respecting M1 type approval norms
Goal and scope of the summary: 
Our aim nowdays is to provide our expert stakeholders, inside and outside the company, some detailed information on our new technology toward a sustainable mobility for all the electric vehicle range.

In the goal and scope of the study, the intended applications are the followings:
- Complete our range of Life Cycle Assessment studies in order to be able to integrate
electric vehicles in our group KPI monitoring
- Set up new unit process and Life Cycle Inventory data sets (eg battery) to be utilised
use in a new calculation model
- Carry a weak point analysis in order to persue the ecodesign work on this new
technology
- Benchmarking against the Renault European product group's average (2010 year)
- Build a comprehensive science based dialogue with expert stakeholders inside and
outside of the company

Material impact(s): 
Toxicity / Eco-toxicity
Raw material impact level: 
Medium
Manufacturing impact(s): 
Global warming
Manufacturing impact level: 
Low
Shipping impact(s): 
Global warming
Shipping impact level: 
Medium
Usage impact(s): 
Waste generation
Usage impact level: 
High
End of life impact(s): 
Acidification
End of life impact level: 
High


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