An EMP won’t just kill EVs…

From Transport Evolved.

One of the talking points that seems remarkably persistent is that in the event of a massive EMP, either as a result of a natural disaster or because of a terrorist attack, would lead to electric vehicles being disabled… But that gasoline and diesel vehicles would be just fine.

Kate looks into what the reality is behind that idea, and whether EVs owners really would be worse off in the event of an EMP large enough to disable their automobiles.


00:00 – Start
00:50 – Introduction
01:20 – What is an EMP and what causes them?
06:20 – What are people worried about as a result of an EMP?
07:06 – What did EMP tests show?
09:00 – The impacts go further than just cars.
10:59 – Conclusions
12:00 – Thanks, and Goodbye!


Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter: Kate Walton-Elliott
Editor, Sound: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023


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