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Two Billion Cars

Driving Toward Sustainability

Two Billion Cars by Daniel Sperling
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Foreword

Acknowledgments

1. Surviving Two Billion Cars

Transportation Trends: Headed in the Wrong Direction

Roadmap to Survival

Hard Work Ahead

2. Beyond the Gas-Guzzler Monoculture

Internal Combustion: From the Model T to Cars on Steroids

The Quest for a Better Engine: Electric Drive Technology

Beyond Cars: New Options for Personal Mobility

The Coming Transformations

3. Breaking Detroit's Hold on Energy and Climate Policy

The Making of the Detroit Mindset

The Jolt of Japanese Competition

Moving Detroit Toward Green

4. In Search of Low-Carbon Fuels

Petroleum Fuels in Transition

Alternative Fuels Past, Present, and Future

Steps Toward a Post-Petroleum World

5. Aligning Big Oil with the Public Interest

The Changing Oil Supply

Unconventional Oil: Savior or Disaster?

The Changing Oil Industry

Big Oil's Environmental Epiphany

Big Carrots and Big Sticks

6. The Motivated Consumer

The Car-Centric American

From Mean to Green: Shifting Consumer Identities

Aligning Incentives with Socially and Environmentally Responsible Behavior

7. California's Pioneering Role

From Smog and Sprawl to Environmental Leadership

Leadership in Climate and Air Quality Policy

Leadership in Clean Energy Technology

The Trendsetting California Consumer

California's Ripple Effect

8. Stimulating Chinese Innovation

China's Extreme Makeover

Toward an Enlightened Car Policy

Innovations That Might Spread From China

How the Rest of the World Can Help China Help Us All

9. Driving Toward Sustainability

Imagining Futurama III

Our Strategy for Getting There

Transforming Vehicles

Transforming Fuels

Transforming Consumer and Local Government Behavior

Realizing the Vision

Oxford University Press, USA; January 2009
321 pages; ISBN 9780199704095
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Title: Two Billion Cars
Author: Daniel Sperling; Deborah Gordon; Arnold Schwarzenegger
 
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