Next Generation Electric Cars
12:00 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Next Generation Electric Cars

Next Generation Electric Cars
The next generation of electric vehicles is here with the plug-in hybrids Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster hitting showrooms for the coming year. More traditional hybrids have been available for years but they don't require the infrastructure plug-in hybrids would need to recharge for longer distance driving. We'll look at the latest electric cars and talk about how feasible it will be to provide infrastructure. We'll also test drive one.
Guests
Mike Rowand - Director of Technology and Development, Duke Energy
Stephanie Cox - Regional Manager, EV Project for ECOtality
Ron Cerven - Project Development Engineer, Li-ion Motors
Greg Efthimiou - Representative, Duke Energy

Audio | Mike test-drives an Electric Tesla Roadster
Photos | The Electric Tesla Roadster that Mike gets to test-drive
Duke Energy | FAQs about Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Pictured: The Electric Tesla Roadster
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