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Report: Obama's heavy limo will not get a hybrid drivetrain

by Sebastian Blanco (RSS feed) on Apr 6th, 2010 at 5:02PM

President Obama's limo is a basically a diesel-powered tank. When he came into office, the new President asked if he could get one with a hybrid drivetrain for his Presidential Topkick Cadillac to go along with his push for greener vehicles across the board. During a recent stop at a North Carolina manufacturing facility that builds battery components for hybrid cars, Obama was asked about the status of his hybrid limo hopes, and admitted that this isn't going to happen. The reason, the President said, was that the Secret Service rejected his idea "because the cars that I'm in are like... Read More

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