Electric Cars Helpful, but Not the Sole Advance in Mobility
Berg, Peter, CCPA Monitor
FUTURE TRANSPORTATION WILL RELY ON BIKES AND BUSES. TOO:
As we enter the second half of the oil age and the first half of the climate change era, the electrification of the drive train in automobiles is being heralded as the single-most important contribution to sustainable living. Even though road traffic is only part of a society's energy footprint, auto manufacturers around the globe are working feverishly towards the commercialization of electric vehicles, including pure battery, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell cars.
These technologies will be needed in the future if we want to ensure a diverse set of personal transportation modes. Given the extent to which our economic …
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Publication information: Article title: Electric Cars Helpful, but Not the Sole Advance in Mobility. Contributors: Berg, Peter - Author. Magazine title: CCPA Monitor. Volume: 16. Issue: 9 Publication date: March 2010. Page number: 16. © Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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