Source: Detroit News
quote: I have a problem with the government pushing things that do not work.
quote: I do not like the government trying to pick winners and losers.
quote: There are number of reasons why consumers haven't adopted electric vehicles in larger numbers, the biggest of which are the cost of the vehicles and range anxiety.
quote: I guess it's that darn Constitution thing again: what in the world does the Federal government have to do with EV battery prices? I mean, it tells you something that our government thinks it should do things like this. Heck, it really tells you something that they think they should BOAST about this.
quote: but they are NOT selling
quote: WHY not push and throw money at ALL alternative powered cars, instead of focusing on just battery power?????? By that I mean bio-diesel, CNG, fuel-cell, and the other pieces that the good old ICE can use that I've read about that could make the mpgs higher than they are now.
quote: But no they ONLY FOCUS on battery power, good for only a small part of the populous!