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.
Prototype for North America and Europe
Batteries’ inherent characteristics should inform policies.
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?