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By Margo T. Oge

A wonderful professional deals a stunning preview of the automobiles of the longer term, whereas exploring the technology and politics at the back of weather change.
As the director of the EPA's place of work of Transportation and Air caliber, engineer Margo Oge used to be the manager architect in the back of the Obama administration's landmark 2012 care for automakers within the US marketplace to double the gas potency in their fleets to 54.5 mpg and lower greenhouse fuel emissions in part by means of 2025. This used to be America's first formal weather motion utilizing rules to minimize emissions via innovation in automobile layout. Tom Friedman praised the recent ideas because the “Big Deal" that redeemed the administration's past inaction.
In Driving the Future, Oge portrays a destiny the place fresh, clever automobiles with lighter frames and substitute energy trains will produce 0 emissions and run at a hundred+ mpg. With digital architectures extra like that of airplanes, autos should be smarter and more secure, will park themselves, and should community with different cars at the street to force themselves. supplying an insider account of the partnership among Federal organizations, California, environmental teams, and motor vehicle brands that resulted in the old deal, she discusses the technological know-how of weather switch, the politics of addressing it, and the teachings discovered for policymakers. She additionally takes the reader throughout the convergence of macro developments that might force this innovation over the following 40 years and be each piece as transformative as these wrought by means of Karl Benz and Henry Ford.

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