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Can electric cars reclaim their place on the road? Discover how developments in battery technology are making these cars more efficient and powerful.
By the end of the 19th century, nearly 40% of American cars were electric. But these vehicles had a few major problems — early car batteries were expensive and inefficient, and the vehicles were twice the price of a gas-powered car. And so for the next several decades, gas-powered cars dominated the market. Can electric cars reclaim their place on the road? Daniel Sperling and Gil Tal investigate.
Lesson by Daniel Sperling and Gil Tal, directed by Lobster Studio.
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