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Alternative-fueled vehicles

Alternative-fueled vehicles

progress made in accelerating federal purchases, but benefits and costs remain uncertain : report to Congressional requesters

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spark ignition engines -- Alternate fuels -- Government policy.,
  • Spark ignition engines -- Alternate fuels -- Cost effectiveness.

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    Other titlesAlternative fueled vehicles, Progress made in accelerating federal purchases, but benefits and costs remain uncertain
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17114397M

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