Manage episode 293144032 series 2544285
Spurred by Will's first month with a Chevy Bolt, we present an episode on electric cars and attempt to answer questions such as: How weird is it to drive without braking? Can you check the car's battery health like it's a phone? What's the public charging situation like these days? How many EVs are out there, anyway? Should your car really have the power to text you?
That wild mechanical thumb from the cold open: https://twitter.com/Rainmaker1973/status/1396003181151272963
Science Magazine on the EV battery-recycling problem: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/05/millions-electric-cars-are-coming-what-happens-all-dead-batteries
The fiery Houston Tesla crash: https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/04/18/2-men-dead-after-fiery-tesla-crash-in-spring-officials-say/