Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books On Sale: June 22, 2010 Price: $19.95
The tumultuous history of inventors and corporations who have tried to bring the electric car to the market.
Amazingly, in 1900 28 percent of all cars were electric. By 1920 the electric car had all but vanished and gas-powered cars dominated the market. In Taking Charge, Schiffer deftly explores how cultural factors...
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