28: Longer Lasting EV Batteries
There was a time when EVs weren’t the most reliable option for transportation. The range wasn’t there, and the vehicles were downright ugly. But thanks to Tesla, automakers have finally perfected the range debacle that stuck in the automotive industry for all these years. Electric cars can finally make it where gasoline-powered cars could (via Forbes).
Time will tell how efficient these cars are, and how batteries will be disposed of when they go bad. At the moment, replacing an electric car battery is expensive, but like most technology, that cost will come down.