Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

The smart fortwo electric drive made its debut in the United States in June 2010. - smart USA

The smart fortwo electric drive made its debut in the United States in June 2010.

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Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

The Chevy Volt and other plug-in cars could revolutionize the auto industry. As part of our ongoing Environmental Outlook Series, how electric cars could reduce our dependency on fossil fuels.

Guests

David Shepardson

Washington bureau chief, The Detroit News.

Dave Goldstein

President of The Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, D.C.

Robert Bryce

managing editor, Energy Tribune and author of "Power Hungry:The Myths of 'Green' Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future"

David Sandalow

Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs at the Department of Energy, author "Freedom from Oil;" served as an assistant secretary of state and senior director on the National Security Council staff in the Clinton administration

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