Brother, Can You Spare A Charge?04:10
Download

Play

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5u--yXkEIU&feature=player_embedded
There's buzz over electric cars at the Detroit Auto Show this week.  But if you're ever driving one, don't get caught running low on juice, because you probably won't be able to find a charging station.  The public infrastructure for the stations is still in its infancy, and they may not be widespread for years.

Ed Craddock is on a crusade to cover the country with charging stations.  He's a software engineer from Newton, Massachusetts, and he took us for a spin in an all-electric vehicle, and explained how he's trying to convince skeptical drivers that even today, an electric car makes sense.

This segment aired on January 17, 2011.

Support the news

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news