The president spent time Friday at several stations at the facility that research how cars use energy.
Gov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system.
As gas prices approach the $5 mark in Chicago, the I-Go car sharing service announced Wednesday that three all-electric vehicles have joined its fleet.
A bank of new electric charging stations will open in Chicago Monday, and advocates of electric cars hope they will soon be as common as the corner gas station.
Electric car chargers will be coming to the parking lot for the Kimball Avenue CTA Brown Line terminal.
Gov. Pat Quinn is spending the week and Israel, in the interest of further developing a relationship for Illinois there.
Former President Bill Clinton toured a display of electric cars on Michigan Avenue this morning and said they’re not just the future of American transportation, but the future of American jobs.
A Chicago alderman wants to change the pricing for city vehicle stickers to force motorists with big, gas-guzzling vehicles to pay more and give those with more fuel efficient cars a break.