Skip to main content

house of representatives

  • 0
    Report: US House will get EV charging stations for plug-in driving Congressmen

    US House of Representatives members will soon have access to plug-in vehicle charging stations in their Washington DC parking garage after the government makes good on a pledge made last August to make such stations available to both House and Senate members. House members can pay either $27 a ...

  • 0
    Report: U.S. House questions safety, job impact of new CAFE rules

    So before we get into having stricter fuel economy standards that will save Americans as much as $1.7 trillion at the pump, let's spend some more money studying the issue a little more, shall we? Last week, the always-fiscal-minded U.S. House of Representatives passed an energy bill. It mandates ...

  • 0
    Report: House panel blocks sale of E15

    The Science Committee in the House of Representatives has a approved a bill that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from allowing the use of gasoline with a higher ethanol content without additional study. According to The Detroit News, the bill was sponsored by Rep. James ...

  • 0
    House follows Senate; passes noise bill for EVs, hybrids

    Last week, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to approve a measure that would require hybrids and plug-in vehicles to emit a sound to warn nearby pedestrians. After approving the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010, a measure backed by Democratic Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, the Senate ...

  • 0
    House passes biodiesel tax credit, bill moves on to Senate

    var digg_url = ''; Since late 2009, commercial biodiesel producers and users across the U.S. have been wandering through the diesel desert, shamefully living off petroleum, thirsting for just one ...

  • 0
    House vote on biodiesel tax credit could come today

    For those of us who use/produce/sell/are fond of biodiesel, 2010 has been frustrating to say the least. The $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit expired in late December 2009, and it wasn't too long after that local biodiesel pumps across the country started drying up. Reinstatement of the tax ...

  • 0
    House now considering doubling $25 billion DOE ATVM program

    The other day, Sue Cischke, Ford group vice president of sustainability, environment and safety engineering, said, "If they (the DOE) raise the appropriations from the $25 billion to the $50 billion, we qualify." At the time, we hadn't heard about any plans to increase funding for the Advanced ...

  • 0
    Pew Campaign for Fuel Efficiency poll: nearly 90% support high fuel economy standards

    The Pew Campaign for Fuel Efficiency (PCFE), a "public education campaign," has released details of a bipartisan poll which was conducted by The Mellman Group (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). The results of the poll are not surprising when one considers how Americans feel about the high ...


Autoblog iPhone App