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Cars of the Future


Cars of the Future If it's been awhile since your last new car purchase, you might be surprised at some of the features in new cars that were considered science fiction just a few years ago. Cars are more fuel efficient, and sometimes use different kinds of fuels they incorporate computers in the dashboards, allowing you to upload your own music and other information into your car. Many new technologies are being implemented with the goal of making your driving experience much safer, and greener. In advance of the Auto Show in town this week, we'll talk about what the future holds for cars. Guests Kirk Stump - Member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Charlotte Automobile Dealers Association Jessica Bishop - Director of Electric Vehicle Program Development at Duke Energy Ken Collins - Program Chair of the Automotive Technology Transport Systems Technologies Division at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Dave Guilford - Enterprise Editor for Automotive News and point person for green-car coverage, including electric vehicles Add and read comments