Описание: ZOOM takes readers inside the global race to build the car of the future as pioneers in Japan, India, China and the USA tackle the challenge of creating cars that will run on cleaner energy sources. ZOOM traces the history of the linked industries of oil and cars and how they have created both progress and peril. Toyota has become the worlds largest car manufacturer and a leader in hybrid cars using electric power.
The authors take us into the boardrooms of oil executives and show how some are boldly exploring new energy sources while others deny the dangers posed by oil - and risk extinction. We meet the Thomas Edison of the 21st century, a legendary inventor whose revolutionary work is already having a positive impact on the environment and the economy.