Memo Proposal

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To: John Smith, Instructor Communication 2200
From: Jane Doe, Student
Date: August 25, 2014
Subject: Proposal for Course Project

This memo gives the details for my proposed course project for Communication 2200.

With gas prices at an all time high during this year, a lot of individuals are looking for alternatives to gasoline powered transportation. Many people are turning towards diesel and electric powered cars in order to save money. Some larger engine automobiles such as V8 cylinder engines get as low as 12-15 miles per gallon.

I have decided to analyze three different highly recommended, fuel saving automobiles. By researching how much it will cost to buy and maintain three different automobiles, I can determine which automobile will be the best purchase for me. I am interested in this subject not only because I am a student in ASCC’s Automotive program, but also because I am considering purchasing a new vehicle. My family is a one-car family, and the vehicle I purchase will be our family’s primary form of transportation.

My audience is the average American car buyer. Average Americans are more interested than ever in fuel economy. They want to know if the best type of vehicle to purchase for transportation – a gasoline, diesel, or electric powered automobile.
Topics to be Investigated

In this study I plan to cover these points.

1. Which car is the best to use and why? What are the benefits/negatives of each type? 2. What is the average purchase price for each type of car (gasoline, diesel, electric)? 3. How much it will cost to power each car per day, month, per year if driven a specific number of miles? 4. What kind of maintenance is required for each type of car? 5. What will the total cost be for using and maintaining each type of car for twelve months?

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