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    Official: EDTA: Wall Street Journal attacked plug-in vehicles with "fuzzy math"
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    First, we had Tesla's Elon Musk taking on The New York Times for what Musk said was bad math in the Times' review of the Model S. That dispute caught fire, resulting in what Musk said was a loss of up to $100 million in value. Now, here comes another criticism of a major publication's analysis of ...

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    Official: EDTA: EVs increase US national security by reducing need for oil
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    "You want me on that wall," sneered Jack Nicholson's Colonel Jessup in A Few Good Men, "You need me on that wall." Well, we might need him a bit less if the government invests more in plug-in vehicle technology and infrastructure, according to the Electric Drive Transportation Association ...

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    Official: EDTA: Yes, federal tax incentives spur alt-fuel vehicle sales
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    You won't say it, but we will. That's what the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) appears to be saying in a response to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on electric-drive vehicle incentives and their effect on vehicle sales. While the CBO report stayed away from ...

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    Official: EDTA: Plug-in vehicles are successful, but auto industry "didn't build that"
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    Following a recent speech by President Obama that included the fateful words "you didn't build that," the latest political game in the U.S., for some reason, is for his opponents to claim (falsely) that absolutely nothing was made or even assisted by the government. Therefore, it'll be ...

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    EVS: EDTA president Brian Wynne responds to right-wing attacks, says EV progress is "truly astounding"
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    Brian Wynne recently wrote an article for Politico with the clear title: "Stop bashing electric cars." Wynne, the president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), helmed the 26th Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26) in Los Angeles this week and sat down with AutoblogGreen to talk ...

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    EDTA to Congress: don't steal AVTM money to fund FEMA
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    On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY12 Homeland Security Appropriations bill (pdf). As part of this bill, the Committee pushed through an amendment that adds $1 billion in funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief fund. That's all fine ...

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    LA 2010: EDTA revs up new electric drive website
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    Now that the first plug-in vehicles from major automakers are about to arrive in people's dirveways, some of the long-time players in the space are getting products for electric vehicle drivers – and soon-to-be-drivers – ready. One example is a new Go Electric Drive website that was ...

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    DC 2010: EDTA president Brian Wynne: "This is not your father's automotive business"
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    Brian Wynne, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), was a busy man at the Washington Auto Show/EDTA Conference this week. Considering all of the attention being focused on the industry his association represents, this isn't a big surprise. But, after almost six years ...

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    EDTA on electric drive advocacy, "answers to U.S. oil addiction"
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    The Electric Drive Transportation Association doesn't only promote vehicles that run purely on electric power. The EDTA likes vehicles that use even a little bit of electric power, combined perhaps with hydrogen, liquid fuel (hybrids) or something else. In a new advocacy piece out this ...

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