An assault on the battery issue
Prabhakar Patil is an officer in the army of automotive engineers working to make fuel-efficient vehicles that people actually want to buy. Patil, the former head of the hybrid-vehicle program at Ford Motor Co., knows by heart the gloomy statistics on global warming - the billions of tons of carbon dioxide accumulating in the atmosphere, the rise in temperatures. story Published: 2/5/07 1:00 AM / UPDATED: 2/7/2007 9:52 A.M.
The heat is on