Donate a car for people

Electric cars like Renault Zoe, Nissan Leaf, BMWi3 or the VW e-up! are more and more worthwhile. How climate-friendly they are depends, of course, on the electricity mix with which they are charged. However, with the addition of renewable energies and the fact that drive and battery production continue to develop, e-vehicles are becoming ever better ecologically. However, the manufacturers are currently causing two problems: They offer few models and some of them have absurdly long delivery times.

From an ecological point of view, electric cars charity car donation program are not worthwhile for infrequent drivers or as a second car that travels a maximum of 5000 kilometers a year. Because battery production is extremely energy-intensive. E-cars in city fleets and as car sharing cars are particularly suitable. As a private vehicle, it is most suitable for environmentally conscious commuters with daily journeys of 30 and more kilometers each way.

  • All vehicles have already been measured according to the WLTP and in this test do not emit more than 135 grams of CO 2 per kilometer. This corresponds to a consumption of 5.1 liters of diesel or 5.7 liters of petrol per 100 kilometers.
  • Diesel cars meet the Euro 6d TEMP standard and clean the exhaust gases with an SCR catalytic converter.
  • Gasoline engines with direct injection also meet the Euro-6d-TEMP standard and have a particle filter.
  • Gasoline engines without direct injection do not need a filter, the Euro 6c standard is sufficient.
  • The delivery time for electric cars is a maximum of seven months.
  • In combustion mode, plug-in hybrids emit no more than 135 grams of CO 2 per kilometer according to WLTP.
  • The driving noise is no more than 73 dB (A).

And even with justified reasons, it is often up to the clerk, who within the scope of his discretion often interprets applications in such a way that they should be rejected, Buschmann knows. Typical reasons for rejection are that the support does not serve the professional integration or that the child cannot operate the vehicle itself.

Ultimately, those affected are therefore often “dependent on the goodwill of the foundations”, the donations of which make mobility “almost exclusively possible today,” continues Buschmann. To this end, he co-founded the Foundation for the Promotion of Integration through Mobility in 2004, of which he is the 3rd chairman.

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