Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation

This video is essentially an infomercial about electric cars - components, challenges, benefits - narrated by Antonio Neves of the.News and featuring various members of the auto industry.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Video could be used in an activity in which students investigate the advantages and disadvantages of electric cars and the innovation challenges in designing them for the future. Video lays the groundwork by providing a general overview. Educators could divide the class into groups and have teams of students investigate various aspects of electric cars.