Alternative Fuels Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Alternative Fuels
This paper explores global dependence on fossil fuel and alternative fuel vehicles.
# 97489 | 2,478 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper discusses the technologies needed to produce personal automobiles that are less fossil fuel dependant. The paper analyzes the current research in alternative fuel vehicles, specifically addressing three types of vehicles; the electric car, the hybrid/electric/combustion car and lastly the combustion engine car. The paper touches upon the issue of pollution, as it is a significant impetus for creating alternative fuel vehicles. The paper presents the hypothesis that the electric vehicle is the best practical option for consumers.

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Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Eaves, Hannah "All About EV: A conversation with the makers of Who Killed the Electric Car?" June 27, 2006 at:
  • Motavalli, Jim. "The Ties That Blind: Big Oil Goes Hunting for Electric Cars in California." E Mar.-Apr. 1997: 36.
  • Paige, Sean. "Alternative-Fuel Effort Left Running on Fumes at DOE." Insight on the News 10 June 2002: 8.
  • Paine, Chris (dir) Who Killed the Electric Car? documentary film, 2006.

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