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More than a century ago, Thomas Edison attempted to steer the US toward electric cars. Several factors intervened to allow internal combustion to become the engine of the 20th century, including World War I and possible sabotage by petroleum interests. Automotive historian Marc Rauch and Yossie Hollander of the Fuel Freedom Foundation join Edwin to examine the past, present, and possible future of electric cars, and what they can—and cannot—solve.

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