The incoming decrease and possible elimination of the use of fossil fuels will be a result of the ongoing imperative to make existing uses of electricity efficient and practical.... Explorer SUV, Chrysler bought an electric car maker, Toyota produced an electric RAV-4, and Honda produced a city car. The EV1 was the most successful of these early attempts. Even though it had a host of technical problems. ... The game accelerated in 2001 when Toyota introduced a hybrid electric vehicle, called the Prius sedan to the U.S. ... It was followed with the introduction of the second-generation model, featuring a five-door hatchback body, in the 2004 model year.
|Title||:||Saving Energy and Reducing CO2 Emissions with Electricity|
|Author||:||Clark W. Gellings|
|Publisher||:||The Fairmont Press, Inc. - 2011-01-01|