Bush was right to save and refocus PNGV

April 2001
Automotive News;4/16/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5925, p12
Trade Publication
Commends the administration of United States President George W. Bush for deciding to trim and refocus the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) program. Plan to make the program concentrate on putting low-weight materials and innovative powertrains into all vehicles, including sport utilities.


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