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City Visions: April 7, 2014
Plug-in vehicles edge toward the mainstream
Are electric vehicles poised for a renaissance? As Tesla talks of gigafactories, San Francisco develops new public charging stations and the state moves forward with its zero emission vehicle plan, is it time for consumers to go electric? Host David Onek and guests discuss the benefits and challenges associated with EVs.
Producer: Susie Britton
-Marc Geller, writer, advocate and co-founder of Plug-In America, a non-profit group that promotes the use of electric vehicles. He appeared in the 2006 film "Who Killed the Electric Car."
-Bob Hayden, manager of clean transportation programs, San Francisco Department of the Environment
-Ethan Elkind, climate policy associate, UC Berkeley School of Law and UCLA School of Law