Fast Tracking Our Electric Drive Future

To drive wider deployment of hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery and fuel cell vehicles, EDTA is recommending policies that will grow the vehicle and infrastructure market.

Published: 25-Jan-2010

WASHINGTON -- The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) today outlined an action plan for Congress and the Obama Administration to build on their historic commitment to electric vehicle technology and accelerate the growth of hybrid, plug-in, battery and fuel cell vehicles in the U.S.

In its 2010 Electric Drive Action Plan for Energy Security, EDTA details a comprehensive strategy for achieving a national fleet of electric vehicles. The Action Plan explains how key government policies will speed the growth of the electric drive market and achieve the many benefits of electric drive transportation.

"EDTA is calling upon Congress and the Administration to 'push the pedal' to keep the U.S. on the electric drive fast track," said EDTA President Brian Wynne. "Targeted government policies can build the U.S. electric drive industry and get more vehicles on the road that will reduce our dependence on oil, establish sustainable transportation options and build the green jobs economy. "


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