The race to invent the perfect electric car

The race to invent the perfect electric car
The race to invent the perfect electric car

The race to invent the perfect electric car

In his book The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World, Steve Levine takes an in depth look at the high stakes race to invent a lithium-ion battery that can power electric cars. Levine spent two years behind the scenes a t Argonne National Laboratory, which has been working on the battery. He joins us to talk about what he learned. PHOTO: Electric Car Charging Luxemburg Square Brussels - Dec 2014 (Andrew Nash/Flickr)