East Bay Express Article Helps Save the Plug-In Hybrid Industry

january 29, 2009  09:08 am
The California Air Resources Board backed away last Friday from strict new regulations that would have put Berkeley startup 3 Prong Power out of business and dealt a severe blow to the nascent plug-in hybrid industry, the Express reports. 3 Prong president Daniel Sherwood credited an Express cover story published a little more than a week before the air resources board meeting with helping save the rapidly-growing industry. After the story came out, the board received more than 130 comments on the proposed strict new rules, the vast majority of which were opposed to them.