Energy and EV Secrets: How the volt, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and e-bikes can save energy and cut your gas prices [NOOK Book]

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Rising gas prices create a pain in our pocketbooks with every visit to the gas pump. What can you do to stop your dependence on big oil and imported fuel?

Energy and EV Secrets not only spells out how your oil dependence is undermining your individual bank accounts; it shows how imported oil is impacting the security of our troops, the health of our economy, and the creation of good jobs. The first half of the book will make it crystal clear ...
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Energy and EV Secrets: How the volt, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and e-bikes can save energy and cut your gas prices

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Overview

Rising gas prices create a pain in our pocketbooks with every visit to the gas pump. What can you do to stop your dependence on big oil and imported fuel?

Energy and EV Secrets not only spells out how your oil dependence is undermining your individual bank accounts; it shows how imported oil is impacting the security of our troops, the health of our economy, and the creation of good jobs. The first half of the book will make it crystal clear that changing these conditions is a pressing priority. That priority will only increase as the global competition for oil intensifies over the coming decades with direct impacts on your gas prices.

The book provides reliable facts and figures from national and international sources to create readily understandable graphics. These graphics and the accompanying descriptions provide a clear picture of the global oil challenges and the need to save energy. When you see these facts, it will show you the way to move forward.

The EV Solution
The book goes on to show how to stop the oil dependence by making the transition to the electric vehicle (EV) solution. The EV solution saves energy and involves cutting your fuel costs to pay for the electric cars and e-bikes. It can stop the need for importing oil and free you from the tyranny of gas prices. It takes all of the wrong minded ideas about electric vehicles, e-bikes and plug-in hybrids like the Volt and puts those ideas to rest. You will learn how the old ideas and outdated excuses about EVs are all part of the mindset that keeps us addicted to oil.

Energy and EV Secrets makes it clear that you can free yourself from the age of the internal combustion engine – the ICE age. It will help you to develop the EV Mindset to become oil free and to cut the drain of money that goes with rising gas prices.

* How would your life be different if you could get 100 MPG or use fuel that costs $1.50 a gallon?
* What if you could go 3,000 miles on one tank of gas with plug-in hybrids like the Chevy Volt?

This book will let you find out how to do that.
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Editorial Reviews

http://evfinder.com/energyevsecrt.htm - Noel Adams
EV and Energy Secrets gives answers to most of the questions that a prospective Plug-in car buyer might have when trying to make the decision to switch from the old gas car to a plug-in vehicle. It lets you into the secrets of EV ownership…
All this is done in a way that is easy to read and more importantly easy to understand. Over the years I have read and written much on this subject but Russell just seems to have found a way to tell this story in a much more understandable way...
Small Press Bookwatch - The Automotive Shelf May 2014
"Energy and EV Secrets: How the volt, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and e-bikes can save energy and cut your gas prices" is exceptionally well written and thoroughly 'reader friendly'. Informed and informative, "Energy and EV Secrets” is an invaluable contribution to our on-going national dialogue about the role and value of hybrid autos, electric cars and electric bikes to improving our quality of life now and for future generations.
Kirkus Review - Professional Reviewers
Sydney’s technical explanations bring a wealth of understanding and contagious enthusiasm that make an absorbing read for gearheads and novices alike. After a cogent look at the spiraling costs of oil production, he turns to electric vehicles as a surefire liberation from “the tyranny of the price at the pump.” Sydney acknowledges EVs require a paradigm shift from an “internal combustion engine mindset” to an “EV mindset”… An informative, infectious introduction to the joys of electric vehicles.
NetGalley - Bastian Weisskopf
A true eye opener. I devoured this book and really liked what it had to say about advantages of electric vehicles compared to gasoline powered ones. Also the dependency of a stable national security being based on oil imports and the possible consequences of a move towards an EV (electric vehicle) only society made me think about how much we tie ourselves to the oil industry and also made me wonder if there's anything we can do to break free from depending on others for our own energy needs.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149031276
  • Publisher: Speakers Press
  • Publication date: 11/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,132,214
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Russell Sydney is uniquely qualified to write about the burgeoning use of electric cars, plug-in hybrids and e-bikes – the Electric Vehicle (EV) Solution.

Russell is a seasoned and experienced writer and international seminar leader. He has a gift for turning technical information about things like electric cars into readily usable and understandable language. He has been the Editor and Principle Writer for the Sustainable Transport Club Newsletter since 2004. He is the author of the best-selling Bust the Y2K Bug and A History of the Farmers Markets Movement in California.

His professional career has included rising to the top of the training field. Russell has trained people on technology throughout the United States, all across Canada, around the U.K., and down into the Caribbean. This work helped over 300 companies adopt new technologies and over 8,000 people with various aspects of business and computerization.

Russell Sydney also helped create one of the leading Electric Vehicle Areas in the U.S. This EV Area stretches from Long Beach to Santa Monica and up to Santa Barbara. It has one of the highest concentrations of electric cars, plug-in hybrids and e-bikes in the U.S. He has worked with many of the top EV leaders and developers as well as hundreds of electric car drivers and e-bike riders around the country. He is communicating their knowledge about handling high gas prices and how to save energy. In addition, he is communicating his own personal experiences with EVs. He is a Chevy Volt driver and has been driving and testing all sorts of electric cars and e-bikes since 2003.

Russell Sydney has a Master’s Degree in International Development from UC Davis.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2013

    A tremendous amount of valuable information.

    A tremendous amount of valuable information.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2013

    Makes a compelling argument that electric vehicles are no longer

    Makes a compelling argument that electric vehicles are no longer the transportation of the future, but are viable options now for the average driver.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2013

    Great, lots of information, very helpful

    Great, lots of information, very helpful

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