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Transportation Secretary: Gas Prices Will Never Go Down

JPK2 Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 10:46 PM
If LaHood is still around in 2025 he will not be driving a hybird, but he will be driven in a 75,000 V-8 Toyota Sequoia.

If you’re sick of high gas prices, too bad—they’re not going down, according to outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

“Gas prices aren't going down,” he said in his final press conference, “they are not going to go down.”

During his four-plus years at DOT, the administration raised the mileage goal to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, a huge increase that will likely lead to hybrids flooding the car market.

"The kinds of vehicles people drive I think will change dramatically," said LaHood. "I believe that in the...