The Zero Carbon Car: Green Technology And The Automotive Industry by Brian LongThe Zero Carbon Car: Green Technology And The Automotive Industry by Brian Long

The Zero Carbon Car: Green Technology And The Automotive Industry

byBrian Long

Hardcover | April 1, 2013

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The Zero Carbon Car examines the hundreds of ways in which car manufacturers are trying to reduce our carbon footprint, and the adaptation of the automotive industry to changing technology in a world where environmental issues are becoming ever more prevalent. The book's in-depth research into green car technology shows that manufacturers make concerted efforts, but sometimes also defeat the gains of their innovation.

Topics covered include:
What is meant by the terms "global warming"and "green," and how these can be defined
An account of the long history of green automotive technology
Alternative fuels, including diesel and hydrogen
Developments in environmentally friendly engine technology
Electric cars
Environmental issues in material usage and car body manufacture.
Born in Coventry, once the heart of the British motor industry, Brian Long has a passion for vintage and sporting machinery. A trained mechanical engineer and a long-term owner of both the MX-5 and rotary Mazdas, he has had a strong connection with Mazda products for well over a decade. Brian now lives just outside Tokyo, and spends mu...
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Title:The Zero Carbon Car: Green Technology And The Automotive IndustryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 10.5 × 8.75 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2013Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:184797421X

ISBN - 13:9781847974211

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