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Ultimate Obama Memorabilia? You Can Own His Campaign Bus Chair
Ultimate Obama Memorabilia? You Can Own His Campaign Bus Chair

1 Jan 2017, 09:38 UTC / A pair of branded chairs that were placed in Barack Obama's campaign bus has been placed for sale at auction by a company from Boston. Price is estimated at $6k

 
Obama's $10/Barrel Oil Tax Proposal Won't Pass Congress, Representative Says
Obama's $10/Barrel Oil Tax Proposal Won't Pass Congress, Representative Says

8 Feb 2016, 13:37 UTC / House Republicans are committed to killing the Oil Tax proposed by President Barack Obama. They believe that US economy will be stronger with cheap fuel

 
Barack Obama Wants to Put a Tax on Oil and Make Oil Companies Pay It
Barack Obama Wants to Put a Tax on Oil and Make Oil Companies Pay It

5 Feb 2016, 12:58 UTC / US President Barack Obama will propose a tax on oil that will be paid by oil companies. If approved, the money raised will fund clean transportation projects

 
One Inch of Snow Is Enough to Give Presidential Motorcade Serious Headaches
One Inch of Snow Is Enough to Give Presidential Motorcade Serious Headaches

22 Jan 2016, 21:58 UTC / Washington DC was all but frozen by nothing more than one inch of snow, so God only knows what the current blizzard will bring

 
Obama Becomes Third US President to Ever Visit the Detroit Auto Show
Obama Becomes Third US President to Ever Visit the Detroit Auto Show

21 Jan 2016, 16:42 UTC / Barack Obama has become the third US President ever to visit the Detroit Auto Show. This event hasn't been visited by a US President since 1999

 
Barack Obama Wants More EVs and PHEVs For Federal Agencies
Barack Obama Wants More EVs and PHEVs For Federal Agencies

24 Mar 2015, 16:06 UTC / The White House said the federal government plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the government’s 655,000 vehicles by 30 percent by 2025

 
President Obama’s Limo Breaks Down in Israel Because of Wrong Fuel
President Obama’s Limo Breaks Down in Israel Because of Wrong Fuel

20 Mar 2013, 14:11 UTC / As U.S President Barack Obama has to make a state visit in Israel, he took his limo with him for the trip. Unfortunately, it ended up on a flat bed truck because of one careless members of the staff...

 
The Obama Car: Chromed Cadillac CTS
The Obama Car: Chromed Cadillac CTS

23 Jan 2013, 10:52 UTC / While he might be the man of the people, Barack Obama is still a president, so whenever he wants to go out for a stroll, he does so in his armour plated Cadillac. It has guns, plating its own oxygen...

 
Auto Bailout Ads Used by Obama Campaign for Reelection
Auto Bailout Ads Used by Obama Campaign for Reelection

11 May 2012, 08:14 UTC / Barack Obama is trying really hard to get reelected for his second term. In an effort to win popular support, his campaign have released two ads regarding the bailout of the US auto industry. The...

 
Green Cars and Politicians
Green Cars and Politicians

4 Mar 2012, 22:25 UTC / Complicated and expensive, cars are ideal status symbols for men. And when you’re the leader of all men in your little corner of the world, the temptation to stroke your ego and change cars ma...

 
You Can Put a Gun Rack in the Back of a Volt
You Can Put a Gun Rack in the Back of a Volt

22 Feb 2012, 10:38 UTC / While he was on the campaign trail deep in conservative territory, in Suwane Georgia, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich did the easy thing and attacked current US President Barack Obam...

 
Fuel-Saving Is Motivated By Cost Rather Than Environment, Study Shows
Fuel-Saving Is Motivated By Cost Rather Than Environment, Study Shows

19 Aug 2011, 15:39 UTC / A recent study made by North West PEMCO Insurance revealed the fact that about eight out of ten drivers in Washington and the greater Portland area say their fuel-efficiency drive is motivated by sa...

 
California Proposes Stringent Requirements for Automakers
California Proposes Stringent Requirements for Automakers

19 Jul 2011, 13:29 UTC / California is in the middle of a major dispute with automakers regarding future standards on smog and fuel economy. California requires auto manufacturers to achieve significantly increased sales of...

 
Obama's Limo Billed £10 Congestion Charge
Obama's Limo Billed £10 Congestion Charge

31 May 2011, 02:47 UTC / No one is above the London congestion charge, not even a presidential motorcade from across the ocean. And for this to be clear to anyone who dares taking his car on a public London road, President ...

 
US Government Fleet to Turn Green by 2015
US Government Fleet to Turn Green by 2015

31 Mar 2011, 14:52 UTC / As soon as we pass into 2016, the world we'll see will be much better, greener, with peace reigning all over... At least, this is the image most of us get by listening and seeing all types of g...

 
Obama Buys 25 Percent of US Hybrids
Obama Buys 25 Percent of US Hybrids

30 Nov 2010, 10:03 UTC / The US government has always supported the green car market, so nobody should be surprised when hearing that the White House administration has purchased the biggest number of hybrid vehicles in the...

 
Obama Asked to Raise Fuel Standards to 60 MPG by 2025
Obama Asked to Raise Fuel Standards to 60 MPG by 2025

23 Sep 2010, 10:41 UTC / Perhaps one of the most discussed topics in the US automotive industry these days is the proposal made by The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) to President Barack Obama, concerning future fuel e...

 
Custom Chopper Signed by President Obama Up for Auction
Custom Chopper Signed by President Obama Up for Auction

22 Sep 2010, 08:45 UTC / A custom-built two-wheeled machine signed by none other than US President Barack Obama is to go under the hammer in Las Vegas later this week, Barret-Jackson Auctions revealed recently. All the proc...

 
Chrysler Jefferson North to Hire 900
Chrysler Jefferson North to Hire 900

31 Jul 2010, 12:49 UTC / Waves of applause have accompanied President Obama during his visits at the facilities of the two American manufacturers his administration saved last year.  The President, in Detroit to ann...

 
President Obama Drives the Volt
President Obama Drives the Volt

31 Jul 2010, 07:47 UTC / The presidential push for the mass adoption of alternative powered vehicles in the years to come was symbolically cemented yesterday at the GM plant in Hamtramck, Michigan, where president Obama wen...