Tom Turrentine:

DespiteÑor because of California’s vaunted love affair with the automobile, the state could become a leader in the development of new, climate change”friendly transport. Electric cars, hybrid vehicles, plug-in electric hybrids, robotic cars, vehicles powered by natural gas or other fuels, car sharing, bike sharing, and the matching of unused vehicle space with potential passengers are just some of the ideas on the near horizon in the Golden State.

via Driving to the Future.