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President Obama at MIT – Challenging Americans to Lead the Global Economy in Clean Energy

By • Oct 23rd, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Videos

Remarks by President Obama during his visit to MIT, October 23, 2009: challenging Americans to lead the global economy in clean energy. “… in just a few weeks, right here in Boston, workers will break ground on a new Wind Technology Testing Center, a project made possible through a $25 million Recovery Act investment as well as through the support of Massachusetts and its partners. View the full CNN video.



President Obama Announces $2.4 Billion in Grants to Accelerate the Manufacturing and Deployment of the Next Generation of U.S. Batteries and Electric Vehicles

By • Aug 5th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

President Obama today announced 48 new advanced battery and electric drive projects that will receive $2.4 billion in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The goals will be to accelerate the manufacturing and deployment of electric vehicles, batteries, and components here in America, and create tens of thousands of new jobs.



President Obama Announces Solar and Geothermal Energy Initiative at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada

By • May 28th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Videos

President Obama visited Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada on May 27, 2009 to announce 2 new alternative energy programs: the solar and geothermal energy initiatives. The new solar energy technologies program will help replicate the success of the Nellis project in cities and states across America. The second program will help develop the use of geothermal energy in America, harnessing geothermal heat as a clean, affordable, and reliable source of energy.



President Obama Announces Fuel Economy Standards of 35.5 mpg by 2016

By • May 19th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Mercedes-benz, Videos

The national fuel economy standards aim to raise fuel-economy standards to an industry average of 35.5 miles per gallon in 2016, an increase of more than eight miles per gallon per vehicle. The typical driver would save about $2,800 by getting better gas mileage.