Silicon Valley: The New Detroit?

http://www.kqed.org/.stream/anon/radio/quest/2010/10/2010-10-11-quest.mp3

Detroit has been at the center of the country's auto industry ever since Henry Ford rolled his first Model T off the assembly line in 1908. But as hard times have fallen on America's Rust Belt, there's a new region hoping to give Detroit a run for its money. Amidst start-up companies like Google, eBay and Facebook, clean tech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are plugging into an emerging electric car industry. Andrea Kissack tells us more.

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