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RECORD NUMBER: 16 OF 63
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Driving the future : combating climate change with cleaner, smarter cars /|
|Author||Oge, Margo T.,|
|Subjects||Alternative fuel vehicles. ; Automobiles--Technological innovations. ; Automobiles--Environmental aspects. ; Sustainable engineering. ; Climatic changes.|
|Collation||xii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-335) and index.
The climate journey. The dawn of automobility ; The discovery of Earth's climate ; Hot air -- The big deal. My new boss ; The secret weapon ; Yes, we can ; Fuel economy's revenge ; Golden State ; Tortured policy ; The most popular people in the building ; VOLPE to OMEGA ; Just get it done ; 722 Jackson Place -- Imagining tomorrow. The "four wheels" driving the car of the future ; Going for zero emissions ; Lighter and stronger ; Defossilizing fuels ; A world connections ; Lessons and pathways toward 2050. "Oge portrays a future where clean, intelligent vehicles with lighter frames and alternative power trains will produce zero emissions and run at 100+ mpg. With electronic architectures more like that of airplanes, cars will be smarter and safer, will park themselves, and will network with other vehicles on the road to drive themselves. Offering an insider account of the partnership between federal agencies, California, environmental groups, and car manufacturers that led to the historic deal, she discusses the science of climate change, the politics of addressing it, and the lessons learned for policymakers"--Amazon.com.