Past Event

Electric Cars - Are We Ready?

Tue, Apr 6 2010 - 6:30pm

Electric Cars: Are We Ready?

Panelists TBA
 
While some people champion the idea that Chevy Volts (or something similar) will replace Cadillac Escalades on highways nationwide, the debate over whether we are ready to go electric is far from settled. Most people say that we are just waiting for an affordable electric car that is comparable in speed and style to the average gas guzzler. Others say that even with a publicly available product, we’d be stymied because the current grid could only handle a few thousand evenly-spaced cars charging at any one time. Are we really just waiting for car companies to build an electric car cheap and attractive enough for the average American consumer, or does this issue go much, much deeper? Find out more about the realistic implications and basic requirements of the future of electric cars.
 
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. networking reception
Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)

Also know: Photo by Flickr user Mona Reeva