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The Arrival of the Electric Car

  • Book
  • R-534
  • ISBN 978-1-4686-0502-0
Published January 03, 2023 by SAE International in United States
The Arrival of the Electric Car
  • English
  • 250 pages

Are you considering buying an electric vehicle? All of us are witnessing a once-in-a-lifetime transformation. For over one hundred years, gasoline and diesel fuels have powered ground transportation throughout the world. Now that is changing, and 2023 is the year when most people will recognize that change is happening. This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand overview of the passenger EV universe including guides for buying and owning an electric car. The authors discuss choosing, owning and driving an electric car, then explain the features, advantages, benefits and limitations of over 45 EV models including pickup trucks, SUVs, and sedans.

"If you have to have a car, make it an electric car. As this book makes clear, they are better than old-fashion vehicles in every way."
-Bill McKibben, American environmentalist and climate change authority; co-founded and spearheaded the fossil fuel divestment campaign resulting in endowments worth more than $15 trillion stepping back from oil, gas and coal.

"Thankfully, now that the electric vehicle R&D "dark ages" are coming to an end and automakers around the world are charging up their EV programs, there's no doubt that we're about to see massive, valuable change in our transportation landscape."
-Sebastian Blanco, one of America's leading electric car journalists who has been writing about EVs since 2006.