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Feds to buy over 17,000 D3 fuel-efficient vehicles?

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid - Click above for a high-res gallery

Feds to buy over 17,000 of D-3's fuel-efficient vehicles

Click above for high-res gallery of the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

$2 billion? Nah, more like $12.5 billion for plug-in cars in the stimulus bill

When the big stimulus bill was passed this week, the number that rose to the forefront was a $2 billion investment for plug in vehicles. But, if you add in all the additional plug-in help for things like infrastructure, the actual plug-in stimulus package is closer to $12.5 billion, according to Plug In America's legislative director Jay Friedland. We've taken a look at some of these

How the compromise stimulus bill affects the auto industry

Automakers appear to have help on the way as several industry incentives appear to have survived the final $789 billion stimulus bill. The controversial bill includes a tax break for new car buyers, $300 million for hybrid-powered government vehicles and a forgiveness of the $7 billion tax bill General Motors got hit with when it accepted $9.4 billion in government loans.