Electric cars: positives and negatives - We have the power

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  • Electric cars will be a reality
  • Technology is almost here
  • Political will is strong, too
We have the power
'Electric motors have been around for as long as the internal combustion engine,' the battery company Valence told us recently. ' What's been missing, though, is a good battery.'

That appears to have been solved with the latest generation of lithium-ion batteries, which are relatively compact and quick to recharge, durable and deliver reasonable performance.

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