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Green Cars on Display, But Will They Hit the Road?

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Green Cars on Display, But Will They Hit the Road?

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Green Cars on Display, But Will They Hit the Road?

Green Cars on Display, But Will They Hit the Road?

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The New York International Auto Show rolls out new autos from minicars to Hummers. How do green cars fit in the mix? And the people who created the Ansari X Prize will award the Auto X Prize to a car that gets 100 miles per gallon.

Guests:

Elizabeth Lowery, vice president of environment and energy at General Motors

Sherry Boschert, author of Plug-in Hybrids: The Cars that Will Recharge America; co-founder and president for the San Francisco Electric Vehicle Association

Engineering Editor, Road and Track Newport Beach, California