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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 Add and read comments