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Energy for road transport in the United Kingdom

J. Porter

Energy for road transport in the United Kingdom

by J. Porter

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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Transport Systems Dept. in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium on Automotive Propulsion Systems held in Washington, D.C.. 17-22 April 1977.

Statementby J. Porter and J.W. Fitchie.
SeriesSupplementary reports -- 311.
ContributionsFitchie, J W.
The Physical Object
Pagination14p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16745422M

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