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Romm 19 (0:35)
Topic(s): Efficiency / Electric & Hybrid / Future Transport
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I'm not certain that the car companies have done a very good job of explaining just the benefits of an electric drive. Electric drive has very high torque, which means it has rapid acceleration, essentially from zero to 60. So there's no question; you can have a very high-end car that's pure electric these days, and people like Tesla have introduced such cars. In the future, when we combine the best of the gasoline engine with an electric engine, you're going to get the high acceleration and the high performance with very good fuel economy and very low emissions. So you will have the best of both possible worlds.

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