The 2011 Electric Car Guide is the most detailed and comprehensive book on electric car ownership available today. Written by best-selling author Michael Boxwell, these books are based on many years of practical experience in using battery powered cars on a day-to-day basis. If you're new to electric cars, you've undoubtedly got lots of questions about them. Are they really environmentally friendly? What are they like to drive? Are they practical enough to be a realistic alternative? And what happens if they run out of range? Superbly researched and clearly written, this book will explain exactly what it is like to own and use an electric car. Whether you have a particular model in mind, or if you are just interested in finding out more about them in general, The 2011 Electric Car Guide is written for you. Electric Cars - what's the fuss? All the big manufacturers are announcing and launching new electric cars. From the prestigious marques such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes to the mass market brands such as Nissan, Ford, Mitsubishi and General Motors, almost every car maker plans to sell them. It is certain that the future looks bright for battery powered vehicles. But what is all the fuss about? Who are they aimed at? Why should you consider one? What are they like to drive? Are they really environmentally friendly? And what are the advantages of electric power over the internal combustion engine? The answers are all in The 2011 Electric Car Guide. Unlike other some other books in the market, the book has been written by an author who has been using electric cars himself for a number of years. And in addition to the usual team of book experts, the book has been proof-read and edited by electric car owners as well! Our experts really know what it is like to use battery power on a long term basis - not just after a couple of test drives. What you will find in The 2011 Electric Car Guide: Everything you need to know about owning an electric car. A discussion on the benefits and drawbacks of ownership. Comprehensive and up-to-date information about the latest electric cars on the market. Access to the author - if you have a question about ownership, you can ask Michael Boxwell directly through a special web site set up specifically for people who have purchased the book. The environmental benefits of ownership. Long-term owners views on ownership - in their own words. Photographs and diagrams. Internet Linked The 2011 Electric Car Guide is not just a books. It is also access to additional resources through a web site set up specifically for readers of the books. You can get in touch directly with the author to ask him a question about ownership. There are additional articles, more information, up-to-date information about each of the cars that is available. You can even monitor your electricity supply to see how environmentally efficient a battery powered car is when compared to a conventional car.