We Were Promised Flying Cars, Instead Fuel-Efficient Cars Are Flying Off The Lots

climate progressby Ryan Koronowski
Climate Progress
May 1, 2013

Flying cars may be a few more decades off — or relegated to a permanent niche by their inherent inefficiency — but how are we doing on a post-gasoline future?

When President Obama announced Charlotte Mayor (and streetcar fan) Anthony Foxx as his pick to be the next Transportation Secretary this week, current Secretary Ray LaHood said that the improved fuel economy standards he helped achieve were a “big deal.”

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