Jolt!

Jolt!

The Impending Dominance of the Electric Car and Why America Must Take Charge

Book - 2010
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Discusses the benefits of the electric car, and examines how investing in the impending electriconomy--an economy based on electricity--now can provide the United States with economic and political security in the future.

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Fasten your seatbelts, America. The electric vehicle is about to take us on one heck of a ride. So states James Billmaier in his groundbreaking book on the impending electric  vehicle (EV) revolution. He argues that in addition to being a blast to drive, EVs will come to dominate the personal auto market in the coming years because they are cheaper to run and cheaper to maintain. Adopting EVs will also allow America to put the brakes on sending hundreds of billions of dollars a year to OPEC, helping us achieve energy  independence within a decade.

But that’s only part of the story. Billmaier outlines how EVs will propel the coming “electriconomy,” a consumer-driven economic boom that will be ignited as our society is  transformed from an oil-based economy to one powered by electricity. The electriconomy will dwarf all previous technology revolutions—it will be bigger than the computer and  Internet markets combined—and will catapult the economy of whichever nation masters it. It’s a race we need to win for reasons of national and economic security, Billmaier says,  but we need to move fast. China is determined to own the EV space itself, an outcome that would be as detrimental to U.S. national security as our current dependence on foreign  oil is today. In these pages, he describes what we need to do to win the EV race—what America must do to take charge!
 



Ingram Pub Services

Fasten your seatbelts, America. The electric vehicle is about to take us on one heck of a ride. So states James Billmaier in his groundbreaking book on the impending electric  vehicle (EV) revolution. He argues that in addition to being a blast to drive, EVs will come to dominate the personal auto market in the coming years because they are cheaper to run and cheaper to maintain. Adopting EVs will also allow America to put the brakes on sending hundreds of billions of dollars a year to OPEC, helping us achieve energy  independence within a decade.

But that’s only part of the story. Billmaier outlines how EVs will propel the coming “electriconomy,” a consumer-driven economic boom that will be ignited as our society is  transformed from an oil-based economy to one powered by electricity. The electriconomy will dwarf all previous technology revolutions—it will be bigger than the computer and  Internet markets combined—and will catapult the economy of whichever nation masters it. It’s a race we need to win for reasons of national and economic security, Billmaier says,  but we need to move fast. China is determined to own the EV space itself, an outcome that would be as detrimental to U.S. national security as our current dependence on foreign  oil is today. In these pages, he describes what we need to do to win the EV race—what America must do to take charge!
 



Publisher: Charleston, S.C. : Advantage, c2010
Description: 231 p. : charts ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781599322209
159932220X
Branch Call Number: 629.2293 Bil

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