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Transcript of Electric Cars
What are they?
How do they work?
Use electricity as a power source.
Don't produce any tailpipe pollution (ex. soot, hydrocarbons, or CO)
Don't have to spend money on gas
Quiet and smooth acceleration
No dependency on foreign oil
• 99% less carbon monoxide
• 98% less hydrocarbons
• 89% less nitrogen oxide
• Less than half as much CO2
Production of Electricity
The generation of electricity accounts for 40% of pollutants and greenhouse emissions in the U.S.
By: Alexis C., Alexis P., Jackie, and Raquel.
1891: William Morrison builds first electric car in the U.S.
1997-2000: big car manufacturers start producing all-electric cars for lease
2006: Tesla Motors unveils the Tesla Roadster.
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