Obama to Detroit: What do you need? Detroit to Obama: Money.
Assuming that the cost for new eco-friendly technology will be passed on to the consumer, Wagoner also suggested that the government make it easier to get into a new green car, which has been done to good effect with hybrid vehicles already. Obama, for his part, said he saw "surprising consensus" among the automotive industry representatives, so we'd imagine similar suggestions were heard all around.
Update: Fixed Rick Wagoner's name, thanks!
[Sources: The Detroit News, Automotive News - sub. req'd]
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