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Charging ahead [electronic resource] / Joe Sherman.

Author/Creator:
Sherman, Joe, 1945-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (239 p.)
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Subjects:
Electric automobiles.
Electric vehicles.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A group of MIT students started an electric car company in 1989 that today produces the cleanest car in America. This book chronicles the evolution of Solectria into a small but significant player in the world market for clean cars.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; 1. The Freewheeling James Worden Wins Another Race; 2. Then and Now: Rebirth of a Dormant Industry; 3. James Testifies on the Promise of Clean Cars; 4. An Idea Whose Time Has Come?; 5. James's Second Car: A Goofy-Looking Aluminum Thing; 6. Racing Solar-Electric Cars at MIT; 7. Air: This Marvelously Tattered Canopy; 8. Australia, 1987: The First World Solar Challenge; 9. 1989: The Founding of Solectria Corporation; 10. Forces Gathering Behind Cleaner Cars and Air; 11. 1989-1992: Solectria's First Years in Business; 12. A Regulatory Minefield: The Ozone Transport Tale
13. ""No Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate Is a Stake In the Heart""14. The Sunrise Project and Its Partners; 15. Anaheim, 1994: Twelfth International Electric Vehicle Symposium; 16. Sunrise Almost Stalls, Then Rolls, Finally Races; 17. May 1995: The Seventh NESEA American Tour de Sol; 18. Crippling the Clean-Car Mandate; 19. Getting Sunrise into the Mainstream; Epilogue; Notes; Index;
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-52789-7
9786610527892
0-19-802551-3
1-4294-0048-X
OCLC:
476006561