Waiting for the Electric Car
From KQED Quest
on July 15, 2009
If you're looking to buy an all-electric car you can drive on the freeway, your options are limited. $100,000 will buy you an electric sports car from Tesla. But an affordable all-electric vehicle remains elusive, due to the difficulty in making a battery that is powerful, long-lasting, and cheap. QUEST visits a local battery laboratory and investigates the odds of a breakthrough.
Original Air Date: Tuesday, Nov 25, 2008
Tags: electric car, Tesla, battery