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Tesla's NC Obstacles / Charlotte History Tours

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David Boraks
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WFAE
Tesla showroom in Charlotte

In this two part show we first look at the obstacles electric car manufacturer Tesla faces in North Carolina then we learn about Charlotte's history tours. 

Part 1

Electric car manufacturer Tesla has the potential to change the auto industry but they’re running into some road blocks in North Carolina. State laws protect car dealers by preventing manufacturers selling directly to consumers which is Tesla’s model. 

TESLA.mp3
Mike speaks with WFAE reporter David Boraks and The Wall Street Journal's Mike Ramsey.

Guests

David Boraks - reporter, WFAE; With Model 3 On The Way, Tesla Faces Road Block From Charlotte-Area Dealerships

Mike Ramsey - automotive reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Part 2
Something in Charlotte that you don’t need a vehicle for- hear about something interesting you can do on your own two feet:  Charlotte History Tours.

history_walks.mp3
Mike speaks with Charlotte Museum of History CEO and president Kay Peninger, and Mary Newsom from UNC Charlotte's Urban Institute.

Guests

Kay Peninger - president and CEO, Charlotte Museum of History

Mary Newsom - associate director, urban and regional affairs, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute