Towards sustainable road transport

Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport indeveloping countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, areleading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements...

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Main Author: Dell, Ronald
Other Authors: Moseley, P. T., Rand, D. A. J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Academic Press 2014, 2014
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Summary:Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport indeveloping countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, areleading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements in the efficiencyof all types of road vehicles are called for, along with the use of fuels derived from alternative sources, orentirely new fuels. Towards Sustainable Road Transport first describes the evolution of vehicle designs andpropulsion technologies over the
Physical Description:online resource (375 pages)
ISBN:9780124046917
0124046916
0124046169
9780124046160