The growing popularity of plug-in vehicles raises the question of whether our existing power grid can handle increasing electricity demands.
Transportation accounts for about a third of all carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S., and there is a powerful case to be made for cleaner cars. In “High Voltage,” science and energy writer Jim Motavalli gives a behind-the-scenes narrative of the robustly competitive market for electric cars.
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Tesla’s Model S electric sports car combines luxury and sustainability.