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Forward drive : the race to build "clean" cars for the future

Author: Jim Motavalli
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents information of the history and development of energy efficient, "clean" cars that are designed to reduce pollution and dependency on fossil fuels, including electric, hydrogen based, and hybrid gas and electric models.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Motavalli, Jim.
Forward drive.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)606281539
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Motavalli
ISBN: 1578050359 9781578050352
OCLC Number: 41476769
Description: xxiv, 273 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Pulling the Plug: A Brief History of Alternative Motion --
Ch. 2. A Dizzying Ride: Internal Combustion's Rapid Rise and Coming Decline --
Ch. 3. Engines of Ingenuity: New Technologies for the Clean Car --
Ch. 4. Road Warriors and Early Adopters: Living with a Battery Powered EV --
Ch. 5. U-Turn: The Big Three Get Serious about Green Cars --
Ch. 6. The Global Green Car: Germany and Japan on the Fast Track --
Ch. 7. Thinking about Tomorrow: Visionaries, Pessimists, and Investors at the Crossroads --
Ch. 8. Jump-Starting the EV: Federal Funding for Alternative Fuel --
Ch. 9. Clearing the Air: Clean Cars and Sustainable Transportation in the Twenty-First Century.
Responsibility: Jim Motavalli.
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Presents information of the history and development of energy efficient, "clean" cars that are designed to reduce pollution and dependency on fossil fuels, including electric, hydrogen based, and hybrid gas and electric models.

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