Silicon Valley on road to electric Detroit

Silicon Valley is becoming a new hub for start-ups experimenting with the latest electric motor technology.

    Detroit is the traditional heart of the American car industry.

    But you have to head west to find the lat models.

    San Francisco has become the hip new hub for experimentation for companies hoping to bring some excitement to the road.

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Silicon Valley.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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