Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
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.
Electric Cars and
Bacard, André. "Electric Cars: The Drive toward Fresh Air." Humanist 54.3 (1994): 43. Academic Search Complete. Web. 29 Oct. 2013
Berman, Brad. "Electric Cars Pros and Cons." Plugin Cars. Recargo, Inc. 24 Oct. 2013. Web. 6 Nov. 2013.
Borenstein, Seth. "Carbon-emissions culprit? Coal". The Seattle Times. 3 Jun. 2007. Web. 1 Nov. 2013.
Deal III, Walter F. "Going Green With Electric Vehicles." Technology & Engineering Teacher 70.3(2010): 5-11. Academic Search Complete. Web. 21 Oct. 2013.
“Electric Car Timeline.” pbs.org JumpStart Productions. 30 Oct. 2009. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.
“Electricity Production and Distribution.” afdc.energy.gov. United States Department of Energy. N.d. Web. 1 Nov. 2013.
Millikin, Mike. "Renault Makes Public Its Lifecycle Study of Fluence ICE vs Fluence EV." Green Car Congress. Mary Arlotto, 11 July 2013. Web. 6 Nov. 2013.
Nieuwenhuis, Paul. “Green Fleets (Vehicles).” Green Cities: An A-to-Z Guide. Ed. Nevin Cohen, and Paul Robbins. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. 215-18. SAGE Knowledge. 2011. Web. 1 Nov. 2013
Sorensen, Chris. "Stuck in First Gear." Maclean's 124.48/49 (2011): 26. Academic Search Complete. Web. 29 Oct. 2013.
Sorensen, Chris. "A Morning with Tesla's Model S." Maclean's. Penny Hicks, 24 July 2013. Web. 6 Nov. 2013.
United States. U.S. Department of Energy. Office of Transportation and Air Quality. Electric Vehicles (EVs). U.S. Department of Energy. N.d. Web. 14 Oct. 2013.
United States. U.S. Department of Energy and U.S Environmental Protection Agency. Fuel Economy Guide. 2013. Print.
Voelcker, John. "Electric Cars Are Back." IEEE Spectrum 44.4 (2007): 34. Academic Search Complete. Web. 29 Oct. 2013.
Wehr, Kevin . Green Culture: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. SAGE knowledge. 2011. Web. 1 Nov 2013.