21 Mar '12, 12am

The nihilistic political campaign against the Chevy Volt…and against American industry

The nihilistic political campaign against the Chevy Volt…and against American industry

Across the political spectrum, those who allow the unchallenged belief in unregulated and unaided markets to continue are consigning American manufacturing to further decline and eventual irrelevance. Instead, some mixture of patriotism, common sense, and concern for the greater good should drive these fanciful ideas from the marketplace of ideas. Without being continually held by the media and politicians to the fantasy of entirely “free” markets, American consumers will be free to view the Volt’s qualities, including its role in helping American industry advance in the area of electric mobility, in a fair manner. There are no easy answers to our oil dependence, to constructing a green industrial policy, and to using renewable energy to power transportation but the Chevy Volt is a big step in the right direction.

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/energias/renovable...

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