JB Straubel, Tesla’s chief technology officer, broached the topic of what Tesla could potentially do in the truck industry at the International Transport Forum in Germany this week. Straubel was careful to note he couldn’t say anything specifically about Tesla’s future product plans, but noted it would be easy for Tesla to make its own truck.
In a July 9 blog post, Foxx yet again called out congress for their lack of action.
While you read this, there is a transportation proposal called GROW AMERICA sitting on desks all across Capitol Hill,Foxx writes.
Secretary Foxx’s passionate plea to lawmakers is followed by statistics of American roads and bridges by state, and the results aren’t pretty.
It covers 6 years; it would increase investment in roads, bridges, transit, and freight facilities across the country; and, we sent it to Congress 4 months ago.
All together, 65% of roads in the United States are in “less-than-good” condition, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.
The House of Representatives Transportation Committee didn’t respond to a request for comment on Secretary Foxx’s remarks. Other transportation bills have been written this session, but none have gained any traction.
These preparatory things are optional, but it will make the process faster.
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