27 Jul '12, 11am

EDTA: Plug-in vehicles are successful, but auto industry "didn't build that"

Electric Drive Transportation Association Says Government Partnerships are Accelerating Advanced Vehicle Technology Success - Industry Growth Will Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence, Boost Economy - Washington, DC-July 26, 2012-As an ample, affordable and domestically-available resource, electricity can be a key solution to reducing American dependence on foreign oil and improving the U.S. economy, Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) President Brian Wynne testified today during a U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee (Subcommittee on Energy and Environment) hearing. The hearing reviewed the U.S. Department of Energy's (U.S. DOE) Vehicle Technologies Program (VTP) and its activities. Since the U.S. imports approximately 45 percent of the oil used in the transportation sector, there is an economic imperative to move toward electricity generated at home as a...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/07/27/edta-plug-in-vehicle...

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