The Obama administration said it isn’t “walking away” from a goal of 1 million EVs on the country’s roads by 2015.

Heather Zichal, deputy assistant for energy and climate change at the White House, praised the soon to be sold in the US BMW i3. She said despite lower-than-expected electric vehicle and plug-in sales, the White House is not giving up on President Barack Obama’s announced goal in 2008 to get 1 million plug-in vehicles on U.S. roads by 2015. There are about 100,000 such vehicles on U.S. roads today.

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8 Years And 100K Cars Later - Obama Holding On To Pledge For 1 Million EVs By 2015

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