AutoblogGreen for 08.10.10

Report: Nissan dealer expected to sell Leaf $1,000 below MSRP
Competition could make it happen.
Is Obama administration hampering auto industry’s progress by focusing on EVs?
It’s the whole “picking winners” argument, which doesn’t really work.
Sen. Voinovich (R-OH) calls for a raise to the gas tax
He is retiring, though.
Other news:

  • Sales of diesel-powered vehicles overtake gas models for first time ever in UK
  • On “picking winners”: fossil fuel industry raking in 10x the subsidies compared to renewables
  • e-miglia rally through the Alps ends in Tesla-Tesla-Think finish

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