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Table of Contents: Chapter One: The Terrible Twins Cars and oil wrote the history of American capitalism Chapter Two: Down and Out in Detroit How the car industry, the icon of American greatness in the 20th century, lost its way Chapter Three: Big Oil in Big Trouble The world is not running out of oil, but America's oil giants are in trouble even so Chapter Four: The Parable of the Prius How Toyota's culture propelled the once-provincial carmaker past GM to number one Chapter Five: The Axis of Oil Oil's geopolitical complications arise from America's bipartisan addiction to oil Chapter Six: The Slumbering Giant Awakes The Great Awakening of America to the dangers of oil addiction and global warming is pushing corporations to act-but can big business be trusted to solve the problem? Chapter Seven: Crouching Tiger, Leaping Dragon Asia's rise could save, rather than destroy, the planet Chapter Eight: The Juice and the Jalopy The same anarchic, amazing American forces that brought us the Internet and telecoms revolutions are now racing to develop the clean fuels and smart cars of tomorrow Chapter Nine: A Call to Arms A grass-roots movement sweeping across America promises to overturn Washington's Oil Curse- and level the playing field for clean energy and the car of the future
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Automobile industry and trade -- Forecasting.
Automobiles -- Research.
Alternative fuel vehicles.
Automobiles -- Technological innovations.
Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History.