President Obama Awards $2.3B for Tax Credits for New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs; GE Gets Largest Battery-related Award

Green Car Congress

President Obama announced the award of $2.3 Rogers Foam Automotive Corporation will manufacture a component to be used in the thermal management system of Lithium-ion battery assemblies for electrical vehicles. Instead of turning down worthy applicants who are willing to invest private resources to build and equip factories that manufacture clean energy products in America, the Administration has called on Congress to provide an additional $5 billion to expand the program.

U.S. Battery Makers Power Up

Revenge of the Electric Car

A coalition of 14 companies this week announced the creation of a new business alliance aimed at promoting domestic production of lithium ion batteries. Fourteen companies join to promote domestic production of lithium ion batteries for autos. A coalition of 14 companies this week announced the creation of a new business alliance aimed at promoting domestic production of lithium ion batteries.

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Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

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The carmaker recently announced a deal with battery maker A123 Systems to manufacture lithium-ion battery packs for the full line of electric-powered cars Chrysler hopes to make. Will Congress finally approve consumer-oriented legislation that has stalled for years?

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Early Days in the Obama Administration An Address I'd Like to Hear Global Warming Solutions Included in Transportatio. Cleantech Blog Cleantechblog.com, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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The Obama Administration doesnt understand that. " President Obamas auto task force doesnt see it that way. But GM says it wont get the money until the Obama administration is satisfied the company is financially viable. with lithium the range would be 300 miles.

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