Panel Questions President Obama’s 1 Million Battery Cars Goal

The Detroit Bureau - February 2, 2011

Dur­ing his State of the Union and oth­er recent speech­es, Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma has been empha­siz­ing com­mit­ment to growth in clean ener­gy, and that includes see­ing one mil­lion bat­tery cars on the road by 2015. A blue-rib­bon pan­el, put togeth­er by Indi­ana Uni­ver­si­ty, warns the admin­is­tra­tion won’t be able to meet its goal of shift­ing motorists into hybrids and plug-in vehi­cles that quick­ly.