Last Friday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that to date, more than 1,800 plug-in vehicle charging stations have been installed under the Recovery Act's $400-million Transportation Electrification Initiative. Coulomb Technologies, ECOtality, General Motors and others have installed charging stations as part of the Administration's massive investments in electric vehicles.
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While it would seem that the Obama administration's $2.4 billion investment of Recovery Act grant money into electric car and battery development would be seen as a positive step to most green car advocates, not everyone is pleased with how the money was dolled out. According to CalCars, a number of smaller, innovative companies were left out of the proceedings. One such unnamed company "made the comparison to funding dinosaur land-line companies at the birth of the cellphone age."
- Domenick Yoney
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