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Frank 10 (1:21)
Topic(s): Auto Industry / Electric & Hybrid
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want to do is to show the auto manufacturers and the American public and the
federal government that these kinds of cars can be constructed tomorrow. And,
it only takes the will of the auto manufacturers to make the investment to—in
manufacturing, infrastructure and battery technology, and so on—to put this
kind of technology in play.
I'm hoping that public pressure from programs just like this and government
pressure will be enough to convince the auto companies that they have an
opportunity here to introduce new technology into society, and be the first
ones to introduce that and, therefore, make the most money.
wait for the technology to come from abroad, and I'm sure it will come from
abroad, the American car companies will not make as much money because they
won't be first. And the—whoever brings this technology into this country
first will be the one to take market share.