Is a greener auto industry on the horizon? Ford Motor Co., the only U.S. automaker to not take any emergency federal loans this year, will get $5.9 billion in government financing to develop fuel efficient vehicles. Midmorning examines the prospects for a greener auto industry.9:06 a.m.
Jim Motavalli: Regular contributor to The New York Times' "Automobiles" section, and author of the syndicated "Wheels" column. He's the author of "Forward Drive: The Race to Build 'Clean' Cars for the Future." (2000)
Joseph White: Senior editor and author of the "Eyes on the Road" column for the Wall Street Journal.
Diarmuid O'Connell: Vice President of Business Development at Tesla Motors.