It has been said recently that gasoline-powered cars are the vehicles of the past and that gas-electric hybrid cars are the cars of today.
What will power the cars of tomorrow (in about 10 years, ~2030)? Choose and describe one energy source. 1 point
Explain the reasons for your choice and identify the advantages and disadvantages of “tomorrow’s” cars power supply (not just in the vehicle but at the fuel’s / power supply’s source). 4 points
Identify at least one source of information that supports your assertions. Provide a proper citation in either MLA or APA style. 1 point
Example: If your research suggests that “hamster wheels” would be a good power supply/fuel for tomorrow’s cars, what are the advantages and disadvantages of “hamster wheels”? Where would the “hamster wheel” come from? Are there any challenges to relying on “hamster wheels” as a widespread vehicle power source/fuel? Do the advantages of “hamster wheels” outweigh any disadvantages? What problems might arise from increased use of “hamster wheels”?
Be sure to back up your explanations with some research before discussing this topic online with your classmates. Be sure to read relevant sections of your text and other supplementary readings.