Forward Drive: The Race to Build "clean" Cars for the Future
Sierra Club Books, 2000 - Počet stran: 273
Currently, GM and Toyota are collaborating to speed up development of advanced-technology vehicles, and DaimlerChrysler is launching a large-scale test project for fuel-cell vehicles portending major changes in this industry. Forward Drive presents the fascinating story of the race to build clean cars, ones that can help to address the problems that have accompanied the rise of the gas-powered internal combustion engine. It also traces the history of automobile development exploring new technologies for clean cars, and, most exciting of all, hydrogen-based fuel cells.
The author has conducted extensive interviews with early adopters of alternative vehicles, fuel cell makers, and energy researchers, and key auto industry figures, giving us a clear picture of how automakers are getting serious about clean cars. With his passion for cars, knowledge of their history and workings, and perceptive interviews, he presents an informative and highly readable book about revolutionary cars on the immediate horizon.
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FORWARD DRIVE: The Race to Build ``Clean Cars'' for the FutureRecenze od uživatele - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Why should we hate the conventional automobile, with its infernal combustion, and pay heed to alternative-fueled cars? Journalist Motavalli (editor, E magazine) counts the reasons. It is not exactly ... Přečíst celou recenzi
Forward Drive: The Race to Build "Clean" Cars for the FutureRecenze od uživatele - Not Available - Book Verdict
Steering attention away from "electric" cars, this new volume focuses instead on the newest technologies that will produce cleaner, less wasteful, full-service cars. Motavalli interviewed energy ... Přečíst celou recenzi