The Resource Car of the future : engineering for the environment, (electronic resource)

Car of the future : engineering for the environment, (electronic resource)

Label
Car of the future : engineering for the environment
Title
Car of the future
Title remainder
engineering for the environment
Title variation
  • Engineering for the evironment
  • Becoming green
Title variation remainder
growing environmental awareness
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How will the car of the future be powered? Will it run on hydrogen, batteries, ethanol or some as-yet undiscovered technology? Find out as NOVA takes a look at the latest and greatest in the automotive industry. Tom and Ray Magliozzi of NPR's "Car Talk" fame take viewers on a roller-coaster ride into the world of cars - examining new technologies and ideas about America's most common form of transportation. With constantly increasing prices at the pump and a growing concern about the impact of emissions on global warming, there is a keen interest in alternative fuel sources to power our cars. The hydrogen fuel cell has long been the holy grail of zero emissions energy, and countries like Iceland are trying out the technology by transforming their public transportation. Closer to home, there are attempts to create fuels like "biodiesel" - made of used vegetable oil - or ethanol from corn crops. Will these be our future fuels or just a useful intermediate? Can an all-electric sports car being developed in California change the face of driving for good? With in-depth interviews and the unique humor of the much-loved Magliozzi brothers, "Car of the Future" takes a light-hearted but knowledgeable look at the serious issue of what's to come for our transportation
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Intended audience
Rated G
PerformerNote
Hosted by Tom and Ray Magliozzi of NPR's Car Talk ; narrator, John Lithgow
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Seamans, Joe
  • Magliozzi, Tom
  • Magliozzi, Ray
  • Lithgow, John
  • Smith, Janet Driscoll
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative fuel vehicles
  • Automobiles
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Car of the future : engineering for the environment, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11867373
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11867373
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11867373
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11867373
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Car of the future : engineering for the environment, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11867373
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11867373
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11867373
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11867373
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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