Slate blogger Matt DeBord and I (see our recent battery debate) were jointly interviewed by one of America’s best-known journalists, Dan Rather, back in July for his HD.Net program. He gave an in-depth look at the electric car and battery revolution, and the program makes its debut on HD.net tonight at 8 p.m. EST (rebroadcast at 11 p.m.).

Rather, DeBord and I kick around the future of EVs for 25 minutes in the program, and our host had done his homework. Take a look at a video preview (don't be put off by the soldier):