This increase shortchanges American consumers and national security because automakers already have the technology to raise fuel economy much more significantly.

Hydrogen fuel cells will play a key role in a clean energy future, but the president's plan won't get us there.

We look forward to the day 20 years from now when hydrogen-powered cars are widely available. But we can't afford to sit back and wait for that day. We need to do something to address the problem immediately.

Bill Ford understands that to survive, Ford will need to make many more fuel-efficient vehicles.

It's appalling that Nissan, V.W. and Hyundai are accelerating in reverse.

By failing to require Detroit to make significantly cleaner, more efficient vehicles to compete with Toyota, the Bush administration is giving the Big Three enough rope to hang themselves.

Even corporate executives who have been hostile to the environment are waking up to the realities. The challenge is what do they do about it. And there is still a huge gap between recognizing the problem and doing something about it.

It's a long-term hope, but in the meantime we want to use the technology available today to make clean hybrids.

They've spent the last decade competing against General Motors when they should have been competing against Toyota.