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Supercar [videorecording] : building the car of the future / directed, produced, and written by Daniel Zuckerbrot ; produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Alternate (uniform) Title Nature of things (Television program)
Alternate Title Super car [videorecording]
Building the car of the future [videorecording]
Hamilton, NJ : Shopware, c2010
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  TL240 .S87 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Automobiles -- Technological innovations
Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Environmental aspects
Alternative fuel vehicles -- Design and construction
Documentary television programs
Physical Description 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Performer/Participant Host, Brian Fleck
Note Originally broadcast as an episode of The nature of things with David Suzuki on Jan. 29, 2009
Widescreen format
Summary Follows mechanical engineering professor Brian Fleck as he travels to labs, factories, and racetracks and meets engineers, designers, and even students who are trying to build the car of the future. Investigates recent developments in alternative fuels and car design. Looks at the prototype of a plug-in hybrid designed for the congested streets of India by MIT students Robyn Allen and Anna Jaffe, cofounders of the Vehicle Design Summit. Features Jeremy Snyder of Tesla Motors explaining the technology behind their Roadster, a high-performance electric automobile. Highlights Stanford University's intelligent car, named Junior, which is controlled solely by computers
Alternate Author Zuckerbrot, Daniel
Fleck, Brian
Suzuki, David T., 1936-
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Shopware (Firm)

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