<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Sustainable development
Home Page
What is sd?
Looking at sd
Sustainable PVC
Case studies
Quizzes and links
Examples Rubbish Electric cars Fabrics Pipes and frames


Wind turbine


Sustainability rating: petrol, electric or hybrid cars


Transport is a vital part of today's living. Cars are used by millions of people every day.

Which type of car do you think is the more sustainable?


Good transport is an important part of modern life.

Remember to think about:

  • Social - what types of cars do people want? How must it meet their requirements?

  • Economic - which cars can manufacturers develop and sell without going out of business?

  • Environment - which cars produce fewer emissions and less pollution?

Rate each of the options using the table below.





Enter a score for each of the categories. 0 is poor and 10 is excellent.

  Sustainability rating
0 (poor) to 10 (excellent)
  Electric Petrol Hybrid
  A higher total score means that you have rated the option as more sustainable.
Maximum score is 30.