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View Resource AVS: Electric/ Hybrid-Electric Buses

Advanced Vehicle Systems offers some interesting facts about its electric and hybrid-electric buses on its Web site. Emissions information, descriptive brochures, and photos are given for the 22- and 38-foot models. The most in-depth section covers technology used in the buses, including microturbine engines, battery management systems, and climate control. Several press releases about city usage...

http://www.avsbus.com/
View Resource Electric Vehicle History Online Archive

This website is self-proclaimed as the "first online archive created to encourage electric vehicle enthusiasts to help preserve the recent history of electric vehicles." A wide variety of information is presented, ranging from performance data and historical policy documents to retrospective articles and amusing forecasts of electric vehicle technology from decades past. The operators of the...

http://web.stanford.edu/dept/SUL/library/extra4/sloan/EVonli...
View Resource Hybrid Vehicles

The first site takes you to the very informative essay at Motor Trend's site on its car of the year, the Toyota Prius (1). The next site is from the Union of Concerned Scientists. This great resource, called Clean Vehicles, offers all sorts of info about vehicles for the future (2). The Department of Energy's Hybrid Electric Vehicle Program page (3 ) offers lots of good information about the...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/0423
View Resource Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

While Scout recently reported on hybrid automobiles from the current make and model point of view, this topic in depth explores the history and technology of electric and hybrid cars and considers the options available for car buyers and the future of fuel cell technology. This article from the Detroit News suggests electric vehicles are becoming popular (1). The second website (1) provides an...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/0618
View Resource UC Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center

The Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at the University of California at Berkeley works in a number of topical areas, and one of these areas happens to be research on sustainable transportation strategies and development. The "Publications" area is quite useful, as it includes thoughtful policy analyses such as "A Low-Carbon Fuel Standard for California" and a supplementary technical...

http://tsrc.berkeley.edu/
View Resource Fuel Economy (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on October 8, 1999)

As the price of fuel continues to rise, this site continues to be as timely as when it first came online in October 1999. The site is maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and it provides fuel-saving tips, fuel economy estimates, and so on. From the homepage, visitors can click through sections...

https://www.fueleconomy.gov/