Drive Green 2020: More Hope than Reality?
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Learn about battery-based technologies, and gain a global and regional perspective
The mass introduction of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) has gained much attention as a leading solution for reducing global vehicle emissions, improving fuel economy, and reducing the world's dependence on petroleum-based fossil fuels. However, there are significant obstacles that need to be overcome before these objectives can be realized. This report gives a historical perspective on the technologies, provides both a global and regional overview of battery-based technologies, and includes interviews with industry leaders in the field.