NYT: ‘In 1900, 34 percent of cars in New York, Boston and Chicago were powered by electric motors. Nearly half had steam engines. What happened?’
'Why do we end up embracing one technology while another, better one struggles or fails?' - ''The culture we live in & technologies we use are constantly shaping & being shaped by one another, & it's this messy & unpredictable process that determines winners & losers.'
Flashback: 1896 Electric Car got same 40 miles to charge as modern Chevy Volt!