To say there's lots of political posturing and wrangling around electric cars, plug-in vehicles, and the industry and infrastructure that supports them would be a gross understatement. We get more than our share of it here at Green Car Reports. And there are valid debates to be had over whether the Federal government should subsidize developing technologies that show promise in addressing big societal problems. In the case of plug-in cars, those problems include dependency on oil, energy security, and climate change. People of good faith can engage in respectful debates about those issues...
Obama Doubles Down on Plug-In Cars, More Policy Tweaks Coming
Last night, in his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama reiterated his support for expanding U.S. production and sales of plug-in cars that run on grid power. Today, according to the Detroit News, a slew of policy changes will be unveiled by Vice President Joe Biden to advance that...John Voelcker
China To Car Companies: Hand Over EV Technology To Sell Here
In pursuit of its goal to become a world leader in electric-vehicle technology, the Chinese government is considering new rules that will effectively require ceding critical intellectual property on electric car technology to Chinese owned companies. The proposed regulations from the Chinese...John Voelcker