Why Wait for Detroit: Drive an Electric Car Today
R. Batson, S. McCrea, R. Minner
Drive an electric car today! How to buy & maintain electric cars. End dependence on gasoline: imported oil accounts for 60 percent of U. S. trade deficit.
Since California & other states offer incentives to own "zero emission vehicles," more people want to know where to buy electric cars.
Directory: Consultants, Catalogs, Suppliers, Publications, Schools, Internships, Races, Legislation
(Rep. Torres: Lead Battery Recycling Incentives Act; also sponsored by the late Senator Heinz, S.B. 398; Rep. Brown: National Electric Vehicle Act).
Bob Batson, New England's leading advocate, describes how to select a car for conversion; Mike Brown supplies components since 1979, tells how to convert a car to electric without lifting a wrench (let a mechanic use his "Convert It"! manual); Ken Koch, battery powered commuter, tells anecdotes about pioneers; Joe Stevenson, editor ("Solar Mind" magazine), describes "green" philosophy behind electrified driving; Jim Tervort, president of oldest electric car manufacturer, explains how to extend battery life. Profit from sale of book supports electric vehicle research. Special Offer: 500 books will be donated to libraries & high schools.
- Paperback: 159 pages
- Publisher: South Florida Electric Auto Assn; Abridged 2nd edition (March 1992)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1879857022
- ISBN-13: 978-1879857025