From the depth of financial disaster, obama has begun a technilogical revolution that that will put us all in awe. Get on board and enjoy the ride.
The cost might have gone down, but encasing a battery in steel will make them explosive rather than inflamable---this problem will not go away with that japanese battery.
We've reached the point of no return on wasteful subsidies
Unfortunatly, obama also supports ethanol because he is from illinois, the home of archer daninals midland, ethanol's prime beneficary.
For instance, 3M (NYSE: MMM ) and Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK ) joined forces last year to develop lighter and better natural gas fuel tanks. The tanks will have linings wrapped in ultra-light, carbon-composite materials, which could make them as much as 20% lighter than currently available tanks.