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Electric and hybrid cars : a history

Author: Curtis D Anderson; Judy Anderson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This illustrated history of electric and hybrid vehicles covers the companies that produced various models; the politics that have surrounded them; the environmental aspects of electric and hybrid vehicles versus internal combustion engines; efforts to overcome technological challenges associated with electric vehicles; marketing strategies through the decades; and public attitudes towards these vehicles throughout  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis D Anderson; Judy Anderson
ISBN: 9780786433018 0786433019
OCLC Number: 424560321
Description: x, 257 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : The birth of the automobile industry --
The evolution of the electric vehicle --
Politics --
Environment --
Technology --
Marketing --
Conclusion --
Appendix : Hybrids defined.
Responsibility: Curtis D. Anderson and Judy Anderson.

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Chronicles electric and hybrid cars from the late 19th century to today's fuel cell and plug-in automobiles. This title describes the politics, technology, marketing strategies, and environmental  Read more...

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