Automakers call for more support for clean vehicles

Clean Vehicles in need of support - three dimensional view of car

GM and Toyota are urging the federal government to support infrastructure projects Major automakers have begun suggesting that the United States Congress should be investing more in the development of the infrastructure needed to support clean vehicles. Late last week, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing at the Washington Auto Show. At the hearing, General Motors and Toyota both called for an increase in federal funding that would be used to build new electric charging and hydrogen fuel stations. These stations are needed in order for…

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Honda shows off its new hydrogen fuel car

Honda continues to draw attention to its next generation fuel cell vehicle The auto industry, as well as drivers, has become somewhat divided on the issue of clean transportation. Many automakers have shown support for battery electrics, which they believe to be the best solution to the transportation challenges they are facing currently. Others, however, believe that hydrogen fuel cells are the solution to making clean vehicles. Amidst doubts that fuel cells can be considered viable for transportation, Honda has been showing off its new concept car, which is equipped…

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Washington Auto Show serves as foundation for talks between the auto industry and U.S. government

Washington Auto Show

On January 26th, automakers from all over the world gathered in the U.S. for the annual Washington Auto Show. The expansive conference will be held through February 5th and aims to show off some of the most exciting developments coming from the auto industry. This year had a decidedly environmentally friendly feel to it, as most major automakers took the opportunity to show off their hydrogen-powered vehicles and other emissions-free cars. The conference was not only about showing these new products to consumers, however, it was also a place for…

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