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Electric Car Bills in Congress Seen As Route to Oil Independence

Bipartisan bills introduced in both the House and Senate would electrify half of all U.S. cars and trucks by 2030

By Elizabeth McGowan

Jun 2, 2010

Ori highlighted a section of the roadmap that lays out the advantages of tapping into an already-existent electricity infrastructure to "fuel" vehicles. Though advances are needed with batteries and other plug-in technologies, the report points out that electricity comes from diverse and mainly domestic sources, prices are relatively stable and that the power sector has substantial off-peak spare capacity.

"Obviously, with what's going on in the Gulf of Mexico, the pressure is building to do something now." Ori said. "Electric vehicles are an integral piece of energy legislation. From an emissions and national security standpoint, transportation has to play a role."

 

See also:

Postal Service as Giant Battery? A Plan for Cashing In

Electric Vehicles Losing Their 'Zero Emissions' Claim in U.S.

Better Place Takes Big Leap Forward with Israel Electric-Car Pilot

2010 Will Not Be the Year of the Electric Car, Consultants Say

Nissan Scores $200 Million for Biggest-Ever Electric Car Grid Project

McKinsey: World Could Cut Auto Emissions in Half by 2030

Chinese Automaker BYD Enters U.S. Electric Car Race

 

 

 

Electrical Engineering

It can be said that the same electrical engineering can be applied to cars on their lighting from interior lighting to exterior lighting consisting of to Fog Lights. I believe electric cars will have more efficient lighting in terms of eco friendliness and less electrical generation.

Meaning in the future, electrical and hybrid cars will be more efficient compared to gas-cars.

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