10 Sep '12, 11pm

Campaign adviser's tough job: Get Mitt Romney to support EVs

Campaign adviser's tough job: Get Mitt Romney to support EVs

If you're campaigning for Mitt Romney and believe in the electrification of transportation, you're kind of between a rock and a hard place. While Romney previously had supported electric and other non-petroleum vehicles, more recently, he's shifted his focus to freedom from foreign oil through domestic, clean oil drilling . Once upon a time, after all, Romney said the Chevrolet Volt was an "idea whose time has not come ." Dan Senor, one of Romney's closest political advisers, would like this presidential candidate to support EVs – and Israel – and has co-written a 2009 bestseller about the power of plug-ins. Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle makes the point that advanced new technologies like oil-free cars could transform entire global industries. Many countries in the Arab world are completely dependent on oil and should be going for biotech, medical...

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