Sander is the ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Carl talked last fall about the possibility of eliminating CAFE standards all together in favor of a " longer-term approach that gets us to a better result."
Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden expanded on President Obama's State of the Union plug-in vehicles plans during a visit to battery maker Ener1 today. As we already noted, the Obama Adminisration wants to changes the tax deduction to an on-the-spot rebate. Obama also proposed increasing federal subsidies for "vehicle technologies" to almost $590 million, an increase of about 90 percent
[Source: Detroit News]