xvi, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Foreword / Strobe Talbott Commentary / Dan Reicher Introduction / David Sandalow Part One. Benefits Geopolitical implications of plug-in vehicles / R. James Woolsey and Chelsea Sexton Electrification of transport and oil displacement : how plug-ins could lead to a 50 percent reduction in U.S. demand for oil / Saurin D. Shah Pluggable cars : a key component of a low-carbon transportation future / Deron Lovaas and Luke Tonachel The cashback car / John Wellinghoff Part Two. Barriers The impact of plug-in hybrids on U.S. oil use and greenhouse gas emissions / Alan L. Madian, Lisa A. Walsh, and Kim D. Simpkins Look before you leap : exploring the implications of advanced vehicles for import dependence and passenger safety / Irving Mintzer Part Three. Policies Current federal authorized programs on plug-in hybrids, battery electric vehicles, and related efforts / Dean Taylor Tax credits for electric cars : stimulating demand through the tax code / Benjamin H. Harris Cost-effectiveness of greenhouse gas emission reductions from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles / Daniel M. Kammen ... [et. al.] Federal policy options to support early electric vehicle deployment by reducing financial and technological risks / Bracken Hendricks and Benjamin Goldstein Electric vehicles : how do we get millions on the road? / Tom Z. Collina and Ron Zucker Electric utility issues in replacing oil with electricity in transportation / Steve Marshall Promoting use of plug-in electric vehicles through utility industry acquisition and leasing of batteries / Peter Fox-Penner ... [et. al.].
"Explains the current landscape for plug-in electrics and implications for national security, the environment, and the economy. Discusses what can and should be done by the U.S. government to advance the role of plug-in electric vehicles"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.