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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


Obama Changes Stance, Moves To Support Hydrogen Fuel

July 2nd, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

When Barack Obama first entered office, he came out swinging in favor of electric cars, promising a million electrified vehicles on the road by 2015. The likelihood of that actually happening is the same as Democrats and Republicans coming together to solve...anything. With electric cars entering a lukewarm (at best) market, President Obama is shifting gears with renewed interest and support in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles



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