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How far will electric transport take us?

Graham Watson

7th July 2020

The FT looks at the future for transport, noting the rise of electric vehicles, as governments look to reduce emissions - with transport responsible for 15% of global emissions.

This brief, two minute clip looks at how vehicle manufacturers have ramped up production of clean vehicles, and how this trend is only likely to continue. Will this include a raft of electric flying taxis?

Economies of scale in manufacturing will lower unit costs and help to bring down prices. And as prices fall and the infrastructure of charging points become more widespread, market demand for electric vehicles will continue to grow.

The Financial Times special report on e-mobility can be found here

Another coronavirus and green recovery article here in the Guardian, suggesting that demand for bikes is up, as is demand for e-scooters, and the associated infrastructure.

How far will electric transport take us?

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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