Operation: Supercar

McGinn, Daniel; Rogers, Adam
November 1998
Newsweek;11/23/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 21, p48
Looks at the automobile of the future in the United States as of fall 1998. How engineers are helping America's automobile companies build a supercar; Hybrid-electric vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles; Cost hurdles and profitability; The question of whether consumers will buy the vehicles; The examples of the Chrysler ESX2, the Ford P2000, the Toyota Prius, the General Motors EV1; How environmentalists view the hybrid vehicles. INSETS: The View From the Big Three;Ladies, Gentlemen: Start Your Engines.


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