The Road Ahead

With Ty Burrell

Why this story needs to be told

I’ve learned enough to know that it’s possible. It’s possible my kids will never drive, and that they’ll be in a world with that’s safer and cleaner.

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Ty Burrell on YEARS of LIVING DANGEROUSLY

Watch Ty Burrell and learn about the future of cars on YEARS of LIVING DANGEROUSLY season two on National Geographic Channel.

Introduction

Almost one-fifth of all carbon emissions in the world come from the transportation sector. Actor Ty Burrell takes to the road to see the environmental revolutions being made in electric vehicles (EVs) and autonomous vehicles (AVs). Burrell visits Silicon Valley to learn about AV advancements and hear how big automakers are pouring major capital into AV technology. In Atlanta, where some of the country’s most generous EV incentives were recently killed, Burrell makes a visit to see the effects and hear firsthand from EV advocates.

U.S. Airdate: Wednesday, December 7 at 10/9c

LEARN MORE:

Fuel of the Future by John O’Dell

Picturing the Driverless Future by Margaret Badore

 

Meet The Characters

DR. JEFFERY GREENBLATT Sustainable Energy Systems Group, Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory
ANNIE LIEN Autonomous Driving & Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Expert
Gary O’Brien Global Director, Advanced Engineering at Delphi
John Zimmer President of Lyft
Anand Shah Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group
Pat Cadam Owner of Pat’s Garage
Chelsea Sexton Electric Vehicle Advocate
Don Francis Executive Director, Clean Cities Georgia
Bo Scott Regal Nissan