09 Aug '11, 5pm

New Report: Strong Vehicle Standards are Key to U.S. Jobs

On Thursday, President Obama will visit a Johnson Controls, Inc. advanced vehicle battery manufacturing plant in Holland, Michigan to speak about how strong fuel economy and carbon pollution standards can boost American jobs. We agree. A new report released today by NRDC, the automotive workers union UAW and the National Wildlife Federation shows that the production of cleaner cars and trucks is employing over 155,000 workers across the United States today . As vehicle standards ramp up and the production of clean vehicle technologies grow there is tremendous potential for job growth. View an interactive version of this map at http://www.nrdc.org/transportation/autosuppliers/ , where you can select individual facilities to find the company name, products and employment. The new NRDC-UAW-NWF report, titled “Supplying Ingenuity: U.S. Suppliers of Clean, Fuel-Efficient Vehicl...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ltonachel/new_report_st...

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