Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: AMC Gremlin, BMW H2R, BMW Hydrogen 7, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Sequel, Fiat Panda Hydrogen, Ford Airstream, Ford Explorer Fuel Cell Prototype, General Motors Hy-wire, General Motors Sequel, GM HydroGen3, GM HydroGen4, Hippomobile, Honda FCX, Honda FCX Clarity, Hyundai Santa Fe, Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen RE, Mercedes-Benz F-Cell, Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster, Morgan LIFEcar, Nissan X-Trail, Peugeot 207, Peugeot Quark, Riversimple Urban Car, Toyota FCHV, Volkswagen Up. Excerpt: The AMC Gremlin is a two-door subcompact car produced in the United States, Canada and Mexico by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) and Vehiculos Automotores Mexicanos. The Gremlin was an economy car by 1970s U.S. standards. It served as a foundation for alternative fuels and power systems, including pure electric. Designed by Bob Nixon from an idea by Richard A. Teague, the car was based on a shortened and adapted Hornet platform with a Kammback-type tail. Faster than other subcompacts of the time, it competed with the Chevrolet Vega and Ford Pinto, and also with imported cars including the Volkswagen Beetle and Toyota Corona. The manufacturer described it as qthe first American-built import.q The Gremlin was introduced on 1 April 1970, and a total of 671, 475 were built in its single generation (one chassis design) and also in only one body style. AMC Gremlin logo on gas capA 2005 book described the Gremlin as a qbold and innovativeq response to two imminent crises faced by the American automobile industry at the time of its design: reduced gasoline supplies, and an qalarming increaseq in the sale of fuel-efficient imports. The idea for the Gremlin began in 1966 when design chief at American Motors, Richard A. Teague, and stylist Bob Nixon discussed the possibility of a shortened version of AMC's compact car. On an airline flight, Teague's...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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