It is counterintuitive, but electric vehicles are not possible without oil - these petrochemicals bring down the weight of cars to make EVs possible.
Have you ever wondered how much copper is in an electric vehicle? This infographic shows the metal's properties as well as the quantity of copper used.
Electric vehicle sales will surpass those of traditional vehicles in 2038, and the global EV fleet will hit 1 billion vehicles by the year 2047.
The chicken and egg problem faced by electric vehicles is not unlike an issue solved by Henry Ford and the Model T a century earlier.