Union in the News for July 7, 2008
John McCain has something to learn about the electric car's history
By Denis Hamill - New York Daily News
As gas prices continue to climb, columnist Denis Hamill of the New York Daily News recalled the efforts of Charles Proteus Steinmetz to develop an electric car.
Steinmetz (1865-1923), chief consulting engineer for the General Electric Company, was widely regarded as America’s leading electrical engineer. He taught Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics at Union from 1902 until his death.
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