Personal Transportation without Gasoline
PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION MODES (without CO2 emissions) Human Powered Walking/Running/Skateboards Bicycles Skis Rowboats, Canoes, and Kayaks Wind Powered Sailboats PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION MODES (minimizing CO2 emissions) Electric Vehicles (EVs) Hybrid (HEVs) & Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles (FCVs) Renewable Power
ELECTRIC VEHICLES (EVs) City of Ames - Electric Vehicles https://www.cityofames.org/government/departments-divisions-a-h/electric/energy-info/electric-vehicles https://www.cityofames.org/home/showpublisheddocument/62640/637623852944230000 (Use Reader Mode) https://insideevs.com/reviews/344001/compare-evs/ Which electric car is the cheapest? What sort of range should I expect from a certain car? The list of possible questions related to electric cars goes on and on. Luckily, we've assembled most of the vital details for every electric car sold in the U.S. today. Now You Know (Video Podcasts) https://www.youtube.com/c/NowYouKnowChannel Now You Know is an educational technology YouTube channel creating unique videos on everything from Tesla and other electric cars, to vermicomposting and banana ice cream. TESLA The Future of Driving https://www.tesla.com/autopilot TESLA Y (No model year - continuously evolving) https://www.tesla.com/modely Owners Manual TESLA Y TEARDOWN (Munro & Co. 40+ Video Series) <== https://munrolive.com/model-y-teardown Nissan LEAF (2022) https://www.nissanusa.com/vehicles/electric-cars/leaf.html Chevrolet BOLT EV (2022) https://www.chevrolet.com/electric/bolt-ev Hyundai Kona Electric (2021) https://www.hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/kona-electric Hyundai IONIQ Electric (2021) https://www.hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/ioniq-electric Lucid Air (2021-2022) Challenging Tesla https://www.lucidmotors.com/air One wonders what Apple will eventually offer.
HYBRID (HEVs) & PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES (PHEVs) Greater Fuel Efficiency Has Many Benefits (EPA) https://blog.epa.gov/tag/hybrid-vehicles/ Explaining Hybrid & Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles https://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/explaining-electric-plug-hybrid-electric-vehicles Hybrid Vehicles (HEVs) https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/PowerSearch.do?action=PowerSearch&year1=2020&year2=2022&minmsrpsel=0&maxmsrpsel=0&city=0&highway=0&combined=0&cbvthybrid=Hybrid&YearSel=2020-2022&MakeSel=&MarClassSel=&FuelTypeSel=&VehTypeSel=Hybrid&TranySel=&DriveTypeSel=&CylindersSel=&MpgSel=000&sortBy=Comb&Units=&url=SearchServlet&opt=new&minmsrp=0&maxmsrp=0&minmpg=0&maxmpg=0&sCharge=&tCharge=&startstop=&cylDeact=&rowLimit=50 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/PowerSearch.do?action=PowerSearch&year1=2020&year2=2022&minmsrpsel=0&maxmsrpsel=0&city=0&highway=0&combined=0&cbvtplugin=Plug-in+Hybrid&YearSel=2020-2022&MakeSel=&MarClassSel=&FuelTypeSel=&VehTypeSel=Plug-in+Hybrid&TranySel=&DriveTypeSel=&CylindersSel=&MpgSel=000&sortBy=Comb&Units=&url=SearchServlet&opt=new&minmsrp=0&maxmsrp=0&minmpg=0&maxmpg=0&sCharge=&tCharge=&startstop=&cylDeact=&rowLimit=50 Toyota Hybrid Vehicles Lineup https://www.toyota.com/hybrid/ https://www.toyota.com/priusprime/ Hyundai SONATA Plug-in Hybrid (2022) https://www.hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/sonata-plug-in-hybrid
HYDROGEN FUEL CELL VEHICLES (FCVs) Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles (EPA) https://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles (FCVs) are similar to electric vehicles (EVs) in that they use an electric motor instead of an internal combustion engine to power the wheels. However, while EVs run on batteries that must be plugged in to recharge, FCVs generate their electricity onboard. In a fuel cell, hydrogen (H2) gas from the vehicle’s fuel tank combines with oxygen (O2) from the air to generate electricity with only water and heat as byproducts of the process. Compare Fuel Cell Vehicles (EPA) https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/fcv_sbs.shtml Honda Clarity (2021) https://automobiles.honda.com/clarity-fuel-cell Toyota Mirai (2021) https://www.toyota.com/mirai/ Hyundai Nexo (2021) https://www.hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/nexo
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