Obama victory may boost EV agenda, spur rules on emissions, safety

by Gabe Nelson
Automotive News
November 7, 2012

President Barack Obama’s second term likely will include a return to an agenda of support for electric vehicles and also could clear the way for new rules on tailpipe emissions and auto safety that his appointees have been eager to release…

On electric cars and other cleaner technologies promoted by the EPA and the Department of Energy, “I expect us to pick up again in a second term and put everything back on track,” said Roland Hwang, director of the transportation program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group.


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