Innovative Technologies: Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Editor/Author Carmichael, L. E.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABDO

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61783-463-9
Category: Technology & Engineering - Motor vehicles
Image Count: 31
Book Status: Available
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In this title, discover what hybrid and electric vehicles are, their history, how we use them today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about exciting new ways to power cars, including plug-in hybrid technology, lithium batteries, fuel cells, and solar-electric systems.

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Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1 RUNNING ON FUMES
  • CHAPTER 2 THE HORSELESS CARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER 3 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE VEHICLES
  • CHAPTER 4 ELECTRIC VEHICLES
  • CHAPTER 5 HYBRIDS
  • CHAPTER 6 PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES
  • CHAPTER 7 LITHIUM BATTERIES: PROMISE AND PERIL
  • CHAPTER 8 FUEL CELL VEHICLES
  • CHAPTER 9 DRIVING TOWARD TOMORROW
  • Glossary
  • Additional Resources
  • About the Author
  • About the Content Consultant