Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars

Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars

Margo T Oge


Now in paperback, with a brand new foreword by means of Fred Krupp, an expert's illuminating preview of the purifier, lighter, smarter vehicles of the future.

In Driving the Future, Margo T. Oge portrays a destiny the place fresh, clever cars with lighter frames and replacement energy trains will produce 0 emissions and run at a hundred+ mpg. With digital architectures extra like these of airplanes, automobiles may be smarter and more secure, will park themselves, and should community with different cars at the highway to force themselves. because the director of the EPA’s place of work of Transportation and Air caliber, Oge used to be the manager architect at the back of the Obama administration’s landmark 2012 take care of automakers within the US industry 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 vehicle design.

Offering an insider account of the partnership among federal organizations, California, environmental teams, and vehicle brands that resulted in the historical deal, Margo discusses the technology of weather swap, the politics of addressing it, and the teachings discovered for coverage makers. She additionally takes the reader in the course of the convergence of macro traits that might force this innovation over the following 40 years and be every piece as transformative as these wrought through Karl Benz and Henry Ford. Driving the Future is for someone who desires to comprehend what motor vehicle they’ll be using in ten, twenty, or thirty years—and for everybody fascinated with air caliber and weather swap now.

Show sample text content

Download sample