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Two billion cars : driving toward sustainability

Author: Daniel Sperling; Deborah Gordon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Foreword. Acknowledgments. 1. Surviving Two Billion Cars. Transportation Trends: Headed in the Wrong Direction. Roadmap to Survival. Hard Work Ahead. 2. Beyond the Gas-Guzzler Monoculture. Internal Combustion: From the Model T to Cars on Steroids. The Quest for a Better Engine: Electric Drive Technology. Beyond Cars: New Options for Personal Mobility. The Coming Transformations. 3. Breaking Detroit's Hold on Energy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sperling, Daniel.
Two billion cars.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008021647
(OCoLC)223876805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Sperling; Deborah Gordon
ISBN: 9780199704095 0199704090 9780199737239 0199737231 1281925640 9781281925640
OCLC Number: 302414399
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 304 p.) : ill.
Contents: Surviving two billion cars --
Beyond the gas-guzzler monoculture --
Breaking Detroit's hold on energy and climate policy --
In search of low-carbon fuels --
Aligning big oil with the public interest --
The motivated consumer --
California's pioneering role --
Stimulating Chinese innovation --
Driving toward sustainability.
Responsibility: Daniel Sperling, Deborah Gordon.
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Foreword. Acknowledgments. 1. Surviving Two Billion Cars. Transportation Trends: Headed in the Wrong Direction. Roadmap to Survival. Hard Work Ahead. 2. Beyond the Gas-Guzzler Monoculture. Internal Combustion: From the Model T to Cars on Steroids. The Quest for a Better Engine: Electric Drive Technology. Beyond Cars: New Options for Personal Mobility. The Coming Transformations. 3. Breaking Detroit's Hold on Energy and Climate Policy. The Making of the Detroit Mindset. The Jolt of Japanese Competition. Moving Detroit Toward Green. 4. In Search of Low-Carbon Fuels. Petroleum Fuels in Transition.

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