[Iain Carson] Ebook ZOOM The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future Download – Kindle ePUB and Epub

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Are the solution Those two simple sentences by the authors of Zoom define the scope of their illuminating and important book an examination of a transformation in business and culture that is occurring before our eyes We are living in the midst of a Great Awakening People are seeking environmentally sound alternatives to gas guzzlers Detroit's reign is over Oil companies despite their billion dollar profits could be on the brink of extinction if they don't adapt And citizens all too aware that these industries have lobbied politicians into gridlock over energy policy are mobilizing to support leaders who advocate new policies In Zoom Iain Carson and Vijay V Vaitheeswaran award winning correspondents for The Economist show why and how geopolitical and economic forces are compelling the linked industries of oil and autos to change as never b. The subtitle of The race to power the car of the future is overcooked this is a book largely about the oil and largely about oil in the US economyLike when you go to a comedy gig or concert and they announce the support act everyone groans you ache for the first half of the book history about oil and the US car industry to be over so that you can hear about thoughts on the future It s frustratingOverall it s well researched and there are some interesting sections but it s been badly organised and in places like when the exact same half page length paragraph is used word for word in two chapters poorly executed

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ZOOM The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future

Zoom goes zero to sixty in nothing flat It's an exciting ride into the future of the world's favorite physical object the automobile Gregg Easterbrook author of THE PROGRESS PARADOX Zoom offers a new way to think about cars and energy that's key to understanding the forces shaping business today It's smart well informed and insightful exactly what one would expect from two of The Economist's best journalists Chris Anderson author of THE LONG TAIL Zoom puts oil in its sights and sueezes off one telling round after another Car lovers will see a sunny future with other fuels; OPEC a steadily darkening twilight R James Woolsey VP Booz Allen Hamilton; former Director of Central Intelligence An incisive analysis of the end of the petroleum age including all its repercussions and opportunities Vinod Khosla Khosla Ventures Oil is the problem Cars. This is a good book on the future of fuel for our cars electricity ethanol gas natural gas etc I was fascinated with the history of why we came addicted to oil including when Franklin D Roosevelt went to Saudi Arabia to promise we will defend them if they promise to alway give us oil at the end of WWII I was amazed that Saudi Arabia can produce oil for less than 2barrel So when prices get to high and alternative fuels start looking good they can drop pricesI learned that hydrogen is a long long way away But electricity is coming soon I hope so for the sake of global warming

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EforeDrawing on years of industry research including dozens of interviews with motor and energy executives top policymakers and latter day Fords and Edisons Carson and Vaitheeswaran explain How Toyota became the world's largest automaker through innovation and superior performance Why American politicians have for decades failed to address our energy issues and global warming and how grassroots movements along with individual entrepreneurs innovators and outsiders are making real reform possible How these Green revolutionaries are creating new products powered by hydrogen electricity bio fuels and digital technologyAs political leaders debate our energy environmental and economic future Zoom offers a lucid and visionary portrait of what that future could be Anyone planning to vote will find compelling truth in its assertions and conclusion. Listened to the abridged audio version of this and really enjoyed it The book offers a balanced look at the history behind our addiction to oil some glimpses of amazing new technology and an optimistic yet cautionary conclusion and call to arms It is narrated by one of the authors Vijay Vaitheeswaran and I enjoyed his presentation Plus I met Vijay a couple of years ago when he was on campus for a faculty event and I had my picture taken with him how cool is that


10 thoughts on “ZOOM The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future

  1. says:

    I had mixed feelings on this book The future of energy is obviously a topic that I'm really interested in And as the authors both write for the Economist I figured it would be well written knowledgeable and informative It was informat

  2. says:

    This is a good book on the future of fuel for our cars electricity ethanol gas natural gas etc I was fascinated with the history of why we came addicted to oil including when Franklin D Roosevelt went to Saudi Arabia to promise we will defend them if they promise to alway give us oil at the end of WWII I was amazed that Saudi Arabia can produce oil for less than 2barrel So when prices get to high and alternative fuels

  3. says:

    Well I really interested in 'future energy' and this book is absolutely in my shopping list I hope I can buy or get it so

  4. says:

    The subtitle of The race to power the car of the future is overcooked this is a book largely about the oil and largely about oil in the US economyLike when you go to a comedy gig or concert and they announce the 'support act' everyone groans you ache for the first half of the book history about oil and the US car indust

  5. says:

    Oil and money That's what drives the world This was interesting even though written in 2007 Big companies don't care at all about climate change and doing what is best for the Earth This book is a bit disjointed and not a page turner yet it was revealing to read about the car companies the motivations and interrelationships between countries I feel certain after reading this that there is no hope for a just world when

  6. says:

    Some thoughts on Zoom The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the FutureThis 2007 book is written by two correspondents for The Economist and provides a US centric view of the geopolitical and economic forces that link Big Oil an

  7. says:

    Some thoughts on Zoom The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the FutureThis 2007 book is written by two correspondents for The Economis

  8. says:

    Why you want to run your cars on something other than oil Authors Iain Carson and Vijay V Vaitheeswaran depict “Big Oil” and “Big Auto” as the engines behind much of the world’s climate problem Rather than condemn

  9. says:

    Listened to the abridged audio version of this and really enjoyed it The book offers a balanced look at the history behind our addiction to oil some glimpses of amazing new technology and an optimistic yet cautionary concl

  10. says:

    I was hoping that this book would be an insight into all that is happening in alternative fuels and into what we can expect from automobiles in the near and distant future instead it was mostly a history of the American Auto

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