Breadcrumb Home SHIFT First responders in a race to save lives when EVs crash Any automobile crash is a complicated scenario. Sorting it out involves looking at a number of variables. Fire departments are now confronting a new wrinkle: electrified vehicles. SHIFT What happens when there is no electricity? What if motorists had not merely endured a blackout in California, but needed to flee a natural disaster that presented imminent, life-threatening dangers? SHIFT Charge providers want to make juicing up an EV faster, more pleasant If your EV needs a charge while you're driving across town or across country, what can you do to burn some time? How about shopping, seeing a movie, catching a meal or hitting the Internet? SHIFT Logging on Knowledge is power. And knowledge about power can be a life-and-death matter to the people responsible for keeping us safe. Content type - Any -ArticlePhoto GalleryVideo All Articles Photo Galleries Videos SHIFT Many lessons learned -- and some underway -- on battery safety SHIFT Four technologies that could take the world beyond lithium ion SHIFT A look at how lithium ion batteries work SHIFT How adhesives aid EV design SHIFT The 3 main types of lithium ion battery cells SHIFT Leave room for lead? SHIFT Explosive new ways to protect EV crash victims, responders SHIFT How General Motors puts batteries through their paces SHIFT How do EVs pose risk to first responders? SHIFT EV charging, unpugged Load More Shift Magazine Read the latest issue See our archive MOBILITY REPORT NEWSLETTER Your one-stop shop for the latest developments at the intersection of transportation and technology. Each Thursday, our reporters tell you what you need to know, and how to make sense of it. Email Address Shift: A podcast about mobility Jay Rogers on 3D vehicle printing and autonomous shuttles (Episode 22) Local Motors CEO and co-founder Jay Rogers talks about the company’s shuttle, transit equity and how his time in the Marines inspired him to create Local Motors.