On May 6, 2011, President Obama visited a manufacturing facility in Indiana, where Allison Transmission has been making transmissions for hybrid vehicles. On Allison Transmissions, Obama said, "This is the kind of company that will make sure that America remains the most prosperous nation in the world. See, other countries understand this. We’re in a competition all around the world, and other countries -- Germany, China, South Korea -- they know that clean energy technology is what is going to help spur job creation and economic growth for years to come. And that's why we’ve got to make sure that we win that competition. I don't want the new breakthrough technologies and the new manufacturing taking place in China and India. I want all those new jobs right here in Indiana, right here in the United States of America, with American workers, American know-how, American ingenuity."
The White House Blog has created a small flyer summarizing the President's approach:
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