[source:White House] President Bush Signs Energy Bill To Improve Fuel Economy And Reduce Oil Dependence Today, President Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which will improve vehicle fuel economy and help reduce U.S. dependence on oil.The bill the President signed today responds to the challenge of his bold "Twenty in Ten" [...]
Ted J. Miller, Technical Leader, Advanced Battery Technology, Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company, Sustainable Mobility Technologies Lab I explains and demonstrates current nickel-metal hydride, and developing lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technologies versus the challenges of a plug-in electric vehicle. Ford's goal is a 10-12 kilowatt hours battery equaling 25-30 miles of electric driving range. [...]
Sherif Marakby, chief engineer, global core HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) propulsion system engineer in Ford's Sustainable Mobility Technology Lab II explaining the 20 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) Escape test models that will be used by Southern California Edison.
Mujeeb I. Ijaz, Manager, Fuel Cell Vehicle Engineering, Research and Advanced Engineering, walks through Ford's Sustainable Mobility Technologies Lab 1 demonstrating fuel cell stack component for a test Ford Focus (50 miles per kilogram energy consumption,) and a test Explorer (35 miles per kilogram energy consumption) with a 10 US gallon equivalent hydrogen fuel cell [...]