Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

L. E. Carmichael (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808954

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As our world's population grows, so to does our need for energy. Scientists seek the next breakthrough in new technology while constantly finding ways to make current solutions cheaper and more efficient. In this title, discover what hybrid and electric vehicles are, their history, how we use them today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about exciting new ways to power cars, including plug-in hybrid technology, lithium batteries, fuel cells, and solar-electric systems. Sidebars, full-color photos, full-spread diagrams, well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, stories highlighting innovations in action, and a glossary enhance this engaging title. Innovative Technologies is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
1240L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
9.4
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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