By Margo T Oge
Now in paperback, with a brand new foreword via Fred Krupp, an expert's illuminating preview of the cleanser, lighter, smarter vehicles of the future.
In Driving the Future, Margo T. Oge portrays a destiny the place fresh, clever autos with lighter frames and replacement strength trains will produce 0 emissions and run at a hundred+ mpg. With digital architectures extra like these of airplanes, autos may be smarter and more secure, will park themselves, and should community with different automobiles at the street to force themselves. because the director of the EPA’s workplace of Transportation and Air caliber, Oge used to be the executive architect in the back of the Obama administration’s landmark 2012 take care of automakers within the US marketplace to double the gasoline potency in their fleets and to chop greenhouse gasoline emissions in part by way of 2025. This was once America’s first formal weather motion utilizing law to lessen emissions via innovation in automobile design.
Offering an insider account of the partnership among federal businesses, California, environmental teams, and automobile brands that ended in the ancient deal, Margo discusses the technological know-how of weather switch, the politics of addressing it, and the teachings realized for coverage makers. She additionally takes the reader throughout the convergence of macro developments that would force this innovation over the subsequent 40 years and be each piece as transformative as these wrought through Karl Benz and Henry Ford. Driving the Future is for somebody who desires to comprehend what motor vehicle they’ll be riding in ten, twenty, or thirty years—and for everybody occupied with air caliber and weather swap now.
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