TITLE

FreedomCAR: Real solution or tax waste?

AUTHOR(S)
Stoffer, Harry
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Automotive News;6/10/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5986, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the taxpayer-supported automotive research promised by U.S. President George W. Bush. Name of the program FreedomCAR; Development of pollution-free, petroleum-free fuel cell vehicles; Replacement of the former program of former U.S. president Bill Clinton.
ACCESSION #
6877947

 

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