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Vehicles powered by the electric grid hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, to receive testimony regarding the current state of vehicles powered by the electric grid and the prospects for wider deployment in the near future, September 16, 2008. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Electric vehicles -- United States.,
  • Hybrid electric vehicles -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg -- 110-671
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .E55 2008zc
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 67 p. ;
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23062143M
LC Control Number2009358626

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