With the rise in gasoline costs, the hybrid car has exploded into the fastest-growing segment of the American car industry. This book sorts out the dizzying array of choices faced by American motorists. In clear, jargon-free language, Nerad explains the nature of each kind of car and their advantages and disadvantages, so consumers can make a practical choice.
The only book that includes all alternative fuel vehicles, including the hybrid
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A survey of then-current options for alternative propulsion cars in the USNon-technical (deals more with behaviour than construction details). Quite well-balanced: addresses "green" issues but doesn't assume that the reader is a tree-hugger. For example, very properly in my view, the author handles man-made global warming as theory rather than fact without requiring the reader to adopt one position or anotherCovers hybrids, EVs (briefly), flex fuel, displacement on demand, diesels (old news for Europeans but less common in th US), autogas and hydrogenClearly written, nicely laid out with lots of space on the page. An easy read.