Electric Car | The Secret Genius of Modern Life

Hannah Fry discovers why innovations in meat packing almost derailed the electric car revolution and how a breakthrough in camcorder batteries led to Elon Musk's electric empire, as well as demonstrating how not to drive a multimillion dollar prototype car of the future.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 58'14''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • Physics

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Secret Genius of Modern Life
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: Electric Car