POSTED: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 7:26am
UPDATED: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 7:27am
Parker says Houston is going to be prepared for the future
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; City officials and entrepreneurs gathered in an H-E-B parking lot on Buffalo Speedway, where one of the new stations has been installed, to announce their coordinated efforts to roll out more than 250 stations across Houston by the end of the year.
Parker pitched what she calls Houston Drives Electric as a continuation of the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit that has characterized Houston from its origins. Parker said the city figures to save at least $7,000 per car in fuel and maintenance costs in the first three years of the 25-car electric-only fleet it will purchase by the end of the year.
To read more on Houston's electric car initiative, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/City-hoping-to-jump-start-electric-car-usage-2161895.php