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Electric Vehicles: A Small Window for Safety and Stability, A Large Arena for Research

Rachel A. Meidl

Electric Vehicles: A Small Window for Safety and Stability, A Large Arena for Research.

Although on the surface electric vehicles have lower safety risks than cars with internal combustion engines, the introduction of lithium ion batteries into the equation presents unresearched and unquantified hazards and consequences. This is why continued examination and incident analyses are important, writes energy fellow Rachel A. Meidl for the Baker Institute Blog.

This post originally appeared in the Forbes blog on January 21, 2021.