SAN ANTONIO -- The public is invited to check out eight electric mobile cars making a stopoff in San Antonio.
The Plug-In 2012 Conference and Exposition is in town at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center downtown.
Major automakers would like to put you in the driver's seat of a new plug-in electric cars. They say the cleaner, greener vehicles emit less greenhouse gases and can lower fuel prices.
They will open their doors to the public Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m. when you will get a chance to examine the newest plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles on the market.
On display: the Chevrolet Volt, EN-V (Electric Networked Vehicle) concept vehicle, the electric-powered Infiniti LE Concept, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, the Nissan LEAF, the Tesla Roadster and the Toyota Prius PHV among others.
A panel discussion is slated from 7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
There is a $10 fee.
The event goes on through Thursday.