The ChargeOK grant program is the next phase to advance the state's alternative-fueled vehicle
use and expand its infrastructure.
Driving a hybrid vehicle or an alternative-fueled vehicle can reduce those contaminants.
"This is the only road rally in the United States that's for hybrid cars and alternative-fueled vehicles," said Robert E.
The rally, which is run in compliance with Sports Car Club of America regulations, is held to "promote awareness of hybrid cars and alternative-fueled vehicles and to promote the reduction of greenhouse gases from vehicles, and also to promote energy independence," Mr.
A good example of how the federal government has failed on green procurement is contained in the Energy Policy Act of 1992, which required agencies to acquire an escalating number of alternative-fueled vehicles beginning with fiscal year 1993.
Not to be outdone, San Francisco adopted a Clean Air Program in 1993 that encourages city agencies to use mass-transit and to purchase alternative-fueled vehicles. The city also established a green building program that resulted in an estimated $6 million in savings in 1999 ...
"We oppose the assessment of nearly $18 billion in hidden taxes and other costs to promote electric, natural gas and other alternative-fueled vehicles," read a CAHT petition.
Chrysler and Ford are not yet ready for production, but both recently demonstrated sophisticated alternative-fueled vehicles, the Dodge Intrepid ESX (with electric motors in the rear wheels) and the Ford Synergy 2010 (which uses four-wheel-drive and futuristic flywheel technology).