FedEx CEO plugs electric vehicles on CNBC

In case you missed it, FedEx Corp. CEO Fred Smith had some interesting comments about the benefits of electric vehicles in an interview on CNBC on Monday.

FEDEX+CEO+LAWMAKERS(2).jpgSmith’s company has added electric vehicles to its fleet and Smith is a member of the Electrification Coalition, a nonpartisan group of business execs who support wide spread use of electric vehicles as means to “combat the economic, environmental, and national security dangers caused by our nations dependence on petroleum,” according to information on its website.

The coalition on Monday called for U.S. tax credits to help pay for corporate investment in electric vehicles.

Smith also shared with CNBC his thoughts on the economy and other issues.

Click here for the CNBC interview.

Photo: Fred Smith