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Koch Brothers Want To Kill The Electric Car – Again

February 20th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The Koch Brothers are not happy that anyone but them should get government subsidies and they want to put a stop to it - just as long as it doesn't endanger the billions in government subsidies that benefit them.


Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s Electric Car Predictions Are Big

July 8th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has left the Obama administration after several years of encouraging biking and walking while discouraging cell phones. During his departure, Secretary LaHood said, "By 2025, all of us, every family, will have some kind of hybrid or electric vehicle," a very encouraging (if overly optimistic) prediction from a high level government official, and a Republican at that


Election 2012 Alternative Fuel Wrap Up

November 21st, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

Politically, a line was drawn clearly in the sand separating the ideological views of conservatives and liberals in terms of their option on the current state of alternative fuels in the United States. With President Obama reelected it seems that the current support for alternative fuels will continue. One would think that it would mean that cries for fiscal responsibility from the right will not be far behind; however that might not be the case



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