Helping accelerate the development of electric drive vehicles.


President Obama delivering a speech at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois

Obama’s Blueprint for a Clean and Secure Energy Future

ILLINOIS — President Obama spoke at the Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois on Friday about his proposal to invest in research that will focus on developing cost-effective transportation alternatives. This proposal, known as The Energy Security Trust, sets aside $2 billion
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Advanced Vehicles Driving Growth: A White House Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama Administration brought together auto-sector stakeholders at a White House event on June 27, 2012. This event celebrated success stories about the remarkable resurgence of the auto industry and spotlighted leaders who represent President Obama’s visio
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NAFTC Executive Director Invited to Participate in White House Celebration of Advanced Vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Al Ebron, Executive Director of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, has been invited to participate in an event at the White House today that celebrates the resurgence of the auto industry. The event takes place on Wednesday, June 27th at 2:30 p.m in
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President Obama Launches EV-Everywhere Challenge as Part of Energy Department’s Clean Energy Grand Challenges

At an event March 7 at the Daimler Truck factory in Mt. Holly, N.C., President Obama launched EV-Everywhere, the second in a series of Energy Department “Clean Energy Grand Challenges” aimed at addressing the most pressing energy challenges of our time. The EV-Everywhere Challenge wil
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Electric vehicle tax credit may rise

The budget President Barack Obama proposed Feb. 13 would increase the tax credit for buyers of electric vehicles — from the $7,500 maximum to a $10,000 maximum — and expand the credit to other “advanced technology vehicles.” Under the proposal, the tax credit w
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