On June 14, The U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut $126.5 million, or roughly half the budget, for research into more efficient vehicles under the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) program which opponents decry as “corporate welfare.” The General Accounting Office states in its latest study; “it does not appear likely that such a car will be manufactured and sold to consumers.”
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"PNGV research funding cut" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.