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SAE Eye on Engineering: The Cost of Electrification

There isn't a single automaker in the world who believes it can earn profit from electric cars in the short term. The reason is the high cost of batteries that are needed to give the range drivers expect. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke looks at the cost of vehicle electrification.

SAE Eye on Engineering also airs Monday mornings on WJR 760 AM Detroit's Paul W. Smith Show. Access archived episodes of SAE Eye on Engineering.

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