Faculty Advisor

McGimpsey, W. Grant.


The purpose of this IQP is to research and discuss the various forms of alternative energy powered motor vehicles currently under development and to obtain information pertinent to automobile manufactures via surveys to that will provide insight into the publics perceptions of such vehicles. This insight will aid in the development of a representation of how drivers are using their automobiles as well as a set of standards/criteria such alternative vehicles would have to meet in order to make them commercially viable.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2004

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry