Americans love their SUV’s and the number of electric vehicles on the road is still only a small percentage of all vehicles. Transportation is one of the top energy users on the planet and car manufacturers respond to what we buy – not what we say. Anna Schneider, Vice President of Industry-Government Relations at Volkswagen of America shares with host Joan Michelson the auto industry’s challenges.
They have the only Platinum LEED-certified manufacturing plant – anywhere, in any industry.
- How have regulations affected the growth of the electric car market?
- What VW is doing to reduce its footprint – and ours.
- What is the impact of low gas prices on car buying?
Listen to this intriguing interview with an expert who has spent her entire career in the auto industry. (Note: This interview was recorded just before the story broke about the EPA tests of their clean diesel vehicles, so it is not addressed.)
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