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Steven Chu

  • 2009 Honda FCX Clarity fuel-cell vehicle

    There may be debate over who killed the electric car, but we can now say with some certainty that the culprit behind killing the hydrogen car is none other than President Barack Obama. In his new budget, the President has eliminated funding to develop hydrogen fuel-cell cars, scrapping a $1.2 billion program first introduced by George W. Bush. The reasoning behind the decision to eliminate this funding was purely pragmatic, according to the White House. The secretary of energy, Steven Chu, explained to Automotive News that the government needs to focus on immediate solutions for improving...

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