H.R.1706 - To direct the Secretary of Energy to conduct a program in partnership with the private sector to accelerate efforts of domestic automobile manufacturers to manufacture commercially available competitive hybrid vehicle technologies in the United States.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-3] (Introduced 04/19/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Science; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/13/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1706 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/19/2005)
Directs the Secretary of Energy, in partnership with the private sector, to implement a program to address the ability of domestic automobile manufacturers to manufacture commercially available competitive hybrid vehicle technologies in the United States.
States the objective of the program is to accelerate improvement of: (1) batteries and other rechargeable energy storage systems; (2) power electronics; (3) hybrid systems integration; and (4) other technologies for use in hybrid vehicles.