Green Transportation Basics: A Green Energy Guide

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A clean and simple introduction to less fuel-ish transportation.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780865716193
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Series: A Green Energy Guide
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Dan Chiras is a respected educator and author who has published nearly 30 books on renewable energy and sustainable living, including Power From the Sun and Power from the Wind. Dan is the director of The Evergreen Institute, where he teaches workshops on green transportation, including green fuels and vehicles and electric car conversion.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Greening Transportation 1

Chapter 2 Easy Green: Changing Driving Habits, and Other Simple Measures to Green Your Machine 9

Chapter 3 The Hybrid Revolution 27

Chapter 4 Plug-In Hybrid Electrics 51

Chapter 5 The Electric Car 67

Chapter 6 The Promise and Perils of Ethanol 89

Chapter 7 Straight Vegetable Oil 111

Chapter 8 Biodiesel 131

Chapter 9 Hydrogen and Hydrogen Fuel Cells 147

Chapter 10 Biomethane 157

Afterword 165

Resource Guide 169

Index 175

About the Author 185

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