Electric Cars

Cars that use electric motors were first designed at the end of the nineteenth century. It took more than hundred years for their comeback after the sounding success story of the combustion engine. Electric drives may be powered by rechargeable batteries – or fuel cells that depend on compressed hydrogen.

Related Channels


Prototype for North America and Europe

Maya Ben Dror and Michelle Avary

World Economic Forum, 2019


The International Council on Clean Transportation

ICCT, 2018

Batteries’ inherent characteristics should inform policies.

Martin Beuse et al.

Science, 2018

The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

Adam Higginbotham

Simon & Schuster, 2019

One Family and the Fracturing of America

Eliza Griswold

FSG, 2018

R 9
Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

Rachel Maddow

Crown, 2019

R 8
Today, petroleum producers around the world will start shutting down wells after the Covid-19 pandemic caused demand to plummet. What took them so long?

Daniel Oberhaus

Wired, 2020


Marco Tonegutti, et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2020

Paths to a low-carbon economy will create rivalries, winners and losers, warn Andreas Goldthau, Kirsten Westphal and colleagues.

Kirsten Westphal et al.

Nature, 2019