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VIDEO: Double Impact in Car Conversion

September 20, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

With higher vehicle mileage standards targeting 54.5 miles per gallon, and new emphasis on domestic battery production, Minnesotans can drive their values in more ways than ever.

We stopped in at Re-Go, a hybrid vehicle conversion company boosts mileage and cut carbon emissions with the newest battery technology. Put that in sync with photovoltaic energy production to charge the battery and that's a double impact on reducing emissions, says Re-Go owner Shay Berkowitz.

It's not the only solution for transportation carbon footprint, but the technology has arrived, and needs to be part of the policy conversation.

 

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