‘Diesel, Fuel Cells Get Spotlight as Plug-Ins Lose Favor’

In 2008, President Obama set the goal of putting 1 million “advanced technology vehicles” on the road by 2015. According to a piece on Bloomberg, electronic vehicles sales in the U.S. are on track to meet only half that amount by 2015, and Obama hasn’t publicly mentioned electric cars since July. Instead, attention is starting to shift toward fuel cells and diesel. 

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