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

Author: Jim Motavalli
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive account of the past, present and future of the automobile examines the key trends, key technologies and key players involved in the race to develop clean, environmentally friendly  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Motavalli
ISBN: 1853837857 9781853837852 1853837865 9781853837869
OCLC Number: 48532436
Description: xxii, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Pulling the plug: a brief history of alternative motion --
A dizzying ride: internal combustion's rapid rise and coming decline --
Engines of ingenuity: new technologies for the clean car --
Road warriors and early adopters:living with a battery-powered EV --
U-turn: getting serious about green cars --
The global green car: Europe on the fast track --
A new sun rises in Japan --
Thinking about tomorrow: visionaries, pessimists, and investors at the crossroads --
Clearing the air: clean cars and sustainable transportation in the 21st century.
Responsibility: Jim Motavalli.
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'Every car driver must read this book.' Quentin Willson, motoring author and broadcaster

 
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