Smaller than a DVD player - small enough to sit comfortably under the hood of any truck or car - it could be big enough to solve the world's greenhouse gas emission problems, at least for the near future
. In fact, it could make the Kyoto protocol obsolete.
The General Motors EV1 electric car
is soon to be a museum piece: "As California retreats from its strict pollution regulation, GM is taking the cars off the road when leases expire because it can no longer supply parts to repair them"
, according to this article
. CARB (the California Air Resources Board
) has proposed pushing back its Zero Emissions Vehicle timetable another two years [PDF link]
, to 2005. Is the success of the hybrid vehicle
killing progress on the all-electric vehicle?