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The car and its future

Author: Kaitlen Jay Exum; Lynn Messina
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, 2004.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 76, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Americans drive 1.6 trillion miles each year. This book collects essays on a number of topics concerning automobiles in the United States.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Car and its future.
New York : H.W. Wilson, 2004
(OCoLC)707178432
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kaitlen Jay Exum; Lynn Messina
ISBN: 0824210379 9780824210373 8242010374 9788242010377
OCLC Number: 56104273
Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Going through the emotions / Jim Mueller --
Lease/buy? Auto deals not so easy / Julie Blacklidge --
Online car sales gaining speed after slow start / Bob Keefe --
Go for a sedan for teen's first car, experts say / Amanda Rogers --
Just taking a spin / Jaquetta White --
R.I.P. SUVs? / Peter Roff, Jillian Jonas --
Drivers stick with light trucks despite heavy fuel prices / Gregory Cancelada --
Car-nal knowledge / Vicki Haddock --
Survival demands automakers race to bring new models to market faster / Bill Vlasic. Global mood affects vehicle design / William Diem --
Smart lesson in quality / Anthony Lewis --
Car makers zooming in on youth / Matt Nauman --
Lost? Let the car be your guide / T. Edward Phillips --
Safety first / Daniel A. Thomas --
As technology advances, so do privacy concerns / Diane Katz --
States cracking down on driving and phoning / Diane Cadrain --
In-car electronics can distract, imperil / Jeff Bennett --
Blind spots, backover dangers gain attention / Ann Job --
Parent's lapse can be fatal in the summer heat / Jeanne Wright. SUV capable, but what about driver? / Richard Rubin --
National survey of drinking and driving attitudes and behaviors, 2001 / U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration --
Zen commuter / Jessie Milligan --
Consumer guide : auto insurance / Jocelyn Parker --
Gearing up / Lynna Goch --
DRPs : deciding what's legal, what's not / Tina Grady --
Crooks like Saturn SL ; Asian cars closing in / John Porretto --
Brake applied to recall cover / Carolyn Aldred --
Foreign cars aren't quite so foreign these days / Jim Fuquay. Smug no more / Jerry Flint --
Japan's design practices get credit for its reliable cars / Charles J. Murray --
China goes car crazy / Clay Chandler --
Oil erupts as issue in presidential campaign / Robert Collier --
Lowdown on hybrids / Eric Minton --
Waving yellow flag on "green" hybrid vehicles / John O'Dell --
Hydrogen highway : hype or a happening? / Larry E. Hall --
Electric-car slide / Greg Schneider --
Diesel / Dennis Simanaitis.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 76, no. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Kaitlen Jay Exum and Lynn M. Messina.

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Americans drive 1.6 trillion miles each year. This book collects essays on a number of topics concerning automobiles in the United States.

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