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The Great Race: America’s Secret Weapon in the Global Quest to Build the Car of the Future

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  47 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 3rd 2015 by Simon & Schuster (first published January 20th 2015)
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Doris
May 09, 2015 Doris rated it really liked it
I read this aloud to DH. We caught a televised interview with the author, Levi Tillemann ( http://www.c-span.org/video/?324270-1... ) and found him to be very articulate and knowledgeable as an advocate for switching to all-electric vehicles in the future.

DH and I have both worked in the automotive industry and the nuclear power industry, and our daughter is currently a manager at Tesla Motors, so everything in here was of great interest to us. It’s not a foregone conclusion to us, as native De
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James C Holloway
Aug 29, 2015 James C Holloway rated it really liked it
The Great Race is an easy read on the topic of the pursuit of the future of the automotive industry, focused almost exclusively on electrification. Throughout the book, Levi Tillemann combines the tales of business, engineering, and political decisions that created the current state of the automotive industry.
Tim Smith
Jun 18, 2015 Tim Smith rated it it was amazing
well written overview of the next lifestyle changing event for our planet, specifically how the combination of electric vehicles, car sharing, and clean/smart energy production/management will finally end our car centric world.
Rod Jenkins
May 08, 2015 Rod Jenkins rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great Read!

This book gives great insight into the history and future of our love-affair with the automobile. And it does it in a very entertaining way, rich with insider facts regarding the people, the technology, the politics, and the influence of events. Highly recommended.
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Feb 08, 2016 Donya rated it it was amazing
Levi is an extraordinary thinker and visionary, so I am eager to read his thought on the future of our automotive industry.
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