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EV-TEC hosts panel discussion and film at UT Austin, December 2012

December 11. The Center hosted a showing of the movie “Revenge of the Electric Car,” together with a panel session discussing the future of electric vehicles. The panelists were from GM, Nissan, and Toyota, together with UT researchers, including National Medal of Science recipient Professor John Goodenough.

Highlights of the panel include different perspectives from the car manufacturers and academics on: the viability of the electric vehicle business, both domestically and internationally; the role of the “garage inventer” and entrepreneur; range anxiety and all-electric versus PHEV; batteries and battery safety, together with questions and comments from the audience.