The Future of Electric Cars

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 (Ida Mojadad/KQED)

Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors says it has received more than 325,000 reservations for its new Model 3 sedan even though the electric car is not set to be released until late next year. Other automakers, like Chevrolet, have also announced plans to roll out more affordable, longer-range electric cars soon. But industry growth has stalled recently due to low gas prices. Are electric cars ready to go mainstream? We'll get an update on the industry and discuss a controversial PG&E-backed plan for a network of charging stations in California.


Andrea Kissack, KQED senior science editor

Aaron Johnson, PG&E vice president of Customer Energy Solutions

Ron Cogan, editor and publisher, Green Car Journal

Scott Mercer, Volta Industries co-founder & CEO