More clean cars equals more jobs

by Jim Motavalli
Mother Nature Network
August 12, 2012

Everybody’s worried about the high unemployment rate, and they should be. But fuel-efficient cars, hybrids and electrics are putting Americans to work big time…

The Natural Resources Defense Council is out with a new report noting that the American auto industry has added 236,600 jobs since it hit bottom in June of 2009. Some 165,100 jobs were in manufacturing, and 71,500 at dealerships.

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