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

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

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

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