Daniel Akerson is a bit chicken of the egg.
That’s understandable given that the egg in this case is government support and Akerson is head of General Motors, a company that received a $49.5 billion federal bailout to keep it in business.
He doesn’t want to be seen as calling on the government for help, although he essentially is.
Read more FuelFix coverage of the push for natural gas vehicles:
- GM CEO wants feds to back natural gas fueling stations (March 6)
- Former Shell chief calls for overhaul of U.S. energy approach (Jan. 23)
- Natural gas vehicles remain less prevalent in U.S. than elsewhere (Jan. 23)
- Natural gas advocates push CNG as cheaper fuel for trucking fleets (Nov. 28)