• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Are electric cars the future?

By the end of the 19th Century nearly 40% of American cars were electric. But these vehicles had a few major problems. Now, they are making a comeback. This charming animation by Ted-Ed explores how developments in battery technology are making these cars more efficient and powerful.

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