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U.S. House of Congress approves bill that doubles DOE incentive program to $50 billion

August 22nd, 2009

The Bush administration enacted a law that allows the Department of Energy to disburse about $25 billion through the Advanced Technology Vehicles Ford Focus BEVManufacturing incentive Program. After seating on the funds for eight months, DOE released a big chunk of the money last week.

The move in the House was made by passing the bill with the legislation on climate-change. The proposal will then go to the Senate before being enacted as a law. A similar bill was rejected by the Senate in 2008.

In the program, car manufactures will be able to get government loans of as much as 80% to cover for the cost of R&D, and production of highly efficient vehicles. The payback is stretched to 25 years with approximately 4% of interest. The company needs to issue security interest for the acquisition of any property using the funds.

Assembling a car using the DOE grant has a requirement of making a car that is 25% more efficient than the current standards. So performance cars, trucks, and SUV is out of the picture.

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Tesla Roadster rent in Las Vegas

July 28th, 2009

Gray Tesla RoadsterLas Vegas is considered as an extravagant city in every term. But to your surprise you will still have a time of your life when you are on your Sun City Trip. To have this experience, make sure to jump down by a Tesla Roadster car rental in Las Vegas, Nevada and please your eyes as they unravel to you one of the most elegant car in the present times.

With Tesla Roadster car rental in Las Vegas, Nevada you can gain an opportunity to know about an electric car which like other cars does not go slow as well as look unusual too. Precisely you can consider The Tesla Roadster as one of the coolest car around the globe in today’s time.

Tesla Roadster Las Vegas

The Tesla Roadster not only has an extravagant look but at the same time its performance is mind-blowing. It will please anybody who is familiar with the aspects which makes the car spot on. The speed of this electric car is unbelievable at 20km per hour and this will surely make anybody’s heart thump faster than usual. What is more incredible about this car is that it can move to 60 mph in about as less as 3.7 seconds.

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