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Investing In Green Transport: A concise guide to the technologies and companies for investors by Nick Hanna

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Investing in Green Transport

“Electric vehicles and related technologies form a potentially huge sector, with correspondingly huge returns for investors who back the winning manufacturers and technology developers at an early stage. In the race to develop a mass market for electric vehicles, we’re barely off the starting grid.”

Cleantech Investor [4]

Introduction

About a century ago you could buy an electric car which ran for 200 miles between charges. Using a battery designed by Thomas Edison, the Detroit Electric went on sale in 1911. Unfortunately, its top speed was 20mph – which is one of the reasons why the electric cars championed by Edison were overtaken (literally) by the gasoline-powered internal combustion engine (ICE), starting ...

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