Tuesday, June 24, 2008

McCain likes alcohol (fuels)

Republican presidential candidate John McCain seems to support the Zubrin plan for flex fuel cars:
"Instead of playing favorites, our government should level the playing field for all alcohol fuels that break the monopoly of gasoline, lowering both gasoline prices and carbon emissions. And this can be done with a simple federal standard to hasten the conversion of all new vehicles in America to flex-fuel technology--allowing drivers to use alcohol fuels instead of gas in their cars," he said.

I'm not surprised he likes alcohol fuels , his wife owns a beer distribution company.

McCain also proposed a $300 million prize for the invention of an advanced electric car battery. Good idea, the $10 million X-Prize allowed Burt Rutanto develop a reusable sub orbital rocket plane, so it might work with batteries too.

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