Fifteen years have passed since a major automaker has attempted to market an electric vehicle. Within five years, rare will be the auto showroom that lacks one. But before EVs dominate the market, industry, policymakers, and consumers will have to grapple with some unresolved questions, says this panel of industry giants and start-ups.
Forrest Beanum, Vice President of Government Relations, Coda Automotive
Oliver Kuttner, CEO, Edison2
Bill Reinert, National Manager, Toyota
Michael Robinson, VP for Environment, Energy and Safety Policy, General Motors
Dan Sperling, Member, California Air Resources Board; Professor, UC Davis