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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles


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Publisher Comments:

New hope for motorists.

With the rise in gasoline costs, the hybrid car has exploded into the fastest-growing segment of the American car industry. This book sorts out the dizzying array of choices faced by American motorists. In clear, jargon-free language, Nerad explains the nature of each kind of car and their advantages and disadvantages, so consumers can make a practical choice.

The only book that includes all alternative fuel vehicles, including the hybrid.

Book News Annotation:

The editorial director of the Kelley Blue Book and host of the widely-syndicated "America on the Road" radio program gets consumers up to speed on the technologies and options available in the hotter-than-ever hybrid and alternative fuel vehicle market. The guide includes self-assessment questions about whether one's driving habits warrant conversion, tips, resources, a glossary, and summary charts comparing vehicle types and specific car models. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Jack R. Nerad is the Executive Editorial Director of the Kelley Blue Book, the bible of the car business. He has frequently appeared on ABC, NBC, and CBS news programs, as well as on CNN and MSNBC, and has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. Nerad co-hosts“America on the Road” the most widely syndicated automotive-oriented radio program in the country.

Product Details

Nerad, Jack R.
Automotive - General
Fuel consumption
Hybrid electric cars
Automobiles -- Fuel consumption.
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
August 2007
Grade Level:
from 12
8.94x6.28x.51 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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