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The long and winding GM road doesn’t dead-end here

June 3, 2009

Laughter is the best medicine. But $20 billion in federal aid is even better:

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We’re pulling for GM, the American auto industry, and its future green machines. But that has to be coupled with investment in efficient, sustainable public transportation (i.e., high-speed rail, hydrogen fuel-cell buses like the CTA uses), alternative energy sources (wind & solar power), advanced lithium-ion battery research, natural gas if your name is T. Boone Pickens, and, um, car sharing. Though, at I-GO, we’ll settle for less than $20 billion. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge.