(a) Progress reports
(b) Report on encouraging purchase and use of electric motor vehiclesWithin 18 months after October 24, 1992, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress a report on methods for encouraging the purchase and use of electric motor vehicles. Such report shall—
address the potential cost of purchasing and maintaining electric motor vehicles, including the initial cost of the batteries and the cost of replacement batteries;
include recommendations for legislative and administrative measures to encourage the purchase and use of electric motor vehicles.