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State of the Bay

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


Plug in America

Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative

Bay Area PEV Ready

Center for Sustainable Energy California

Go Electric Drive

SF Environment EV page

PG&E EV page


San Francisco Bay Leafs

Berkeley Law report: Electric Drive by '25

Berkeley Law report: Electric Vehicle Paradise