Presents a series of articles on conserving the environment, examining the issue from a variety of viewpoints.Chapter Preface In the first half of 2005 almost one hundred thousand hybrid automobiles were sold to consumers across the United ... Today, consumers are willing to wait four months or more to purchase a Toyota Prius, Honda Civic Hybrid, Ford Escape Hybrid, ... Hybrids use battery-powered electric motors to assist a gasoline engine. ... For instance, according to the California Air Resources Board, the 2003 Toyota Prius was 90 percent cleaner than the average model car in 2003.
|Title||:||Conserving the Environment|
|Author||:||John Woodward, Jennifer Skancke|
|Publisher||:||Greenhaven Press - 2006-06-13|