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Hybrid and alternative fuel systems are the first steps towards the future of the world's automotive transportation industry.


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For more than fifty years, America has been building an enormous infrastructure to support a gas-powered automotive industry—from gas stations in every town to parts manufacturing to car development. But the demand for alternative fuels is growing steadily and while more than 50 years of infrastructure can't be changed overnight, the automotive industry is indeed switching gears. The Obama Adminstration's mandate for vehicles to have a minimum of 54.5 miles per gallon by model year 2025 is also helping drive forward transportation innovation.

As the world seeks solutions for environmental responsibility and clean technology, this video explains how hybrid and alternative fuel systems are important first steps towards the future of automotive transportation.

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