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2013-01-17 04:20:06

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing year, technological advances in the auto industry and increased consumer expectations combine to raise the bar for new-car fuel economy. Last year's go-to measurement of 40 mpg highway now has been upped by the editors of KBB.com to the even-tougher-to-achieve 40 mpg combined (city and highway) as the latest benchmark in fuel-economy status. New-car shoppers can check out details about the newest fuel-sipping standouts in 'The...

2013-01-15 08:20:09

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the need for more eco-friendly fleet vehicles, Verizon has collaborated with electric-vehicle developer and manufacturer VIA Motors to produce an extended-range electric cargo van. VIA developed and built the van, based on Verizon's direction and fleet concepts, and expects it to achieve 100 miles per gallon with near zero emissions. Verizon will now test and deploy two of the vans in New Jersey and New York. Bob Lutz -- the legendary auto...

2013-01-14 16:20:40

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after introducing the first extended-range electric pickup truck for utilities, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and VIA Motors today showcased the utility industry's first extended-range electric sport utility vehicles and cargo vans. Both offer PG&E the potential to provide mobile, on-site power to help manage electric outages and minimize disruptions for customers. These Extended-Range Electric Vehicles, or eREVs, currently...

2013-01-13 16:20:13

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year kicks into full gear with the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and KBB.com features comprehensive coverage of many highly anticipated new vehicle debuts at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show by the expert editors of Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/LA08161LOGO) Even though the show doesn't open to the...

2013-01-13 17:01:03

MyPerfectAutomobile.com has updates on Nissan℠s new concept hybrid, as well as Fiat 500e℠s range data, while Toyota and Chevy fight for number-one hybrid slot in the UK market. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 Nissan Resonance Concept to Debut at NAIAS in Detroit Detroit´s NAIAS will be the scene of Nissan´s newest concept vehicle, the Resonance. Outside the automaker´s inner circle, very little is known about the car, except for the ultra-futuristic...

2013-01-09 16:20:42

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the 2013 Best Resale Value Awards and to help car shoppers better understand the importance of a vehicle's resale value, Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com today provides all-new video content on its Best Resale Value Awards microsite. The additional video content provides insight on the following: What is resale value? Details on this year's brand winners, including Lexus and Toyota What factors impact resale value? Information on this...

Electric Cars Should Be Louder, Says Federal Agency
2013-01-08 16:19:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Of all the benefits conveyed by the emergence of electric cars, the one thing that often goes unmentioned is that they are quiet — maybe a little too quiet. Most of us would agree that the approaching sound of a car engine is so familiar and so ingrained in our minds through experience that we perk up at the sound and instinctively scan the immediate area for a vehicle that might be headed our way. The rumbling of a combustion...

2013-01-07 16:20:45

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MPG Car Rental provides the hybrid car rental Los Angeles demands, and it has been doing so for a long time. Still, the entire green car movement is continuing to spark debate as car aficionados, environmentalists, and technology gurus argue over the relative merits of hybrid, electric, and other types of green automobiles. For its part, however, MPG Car Rental has thrown its lot in with the ecologically-minded side of the aisle with an all green...

2012-12-24 16:20:15

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It is not surprising that of all American citizens, Californians lead the rest of the country in eco-friendly automobile sales. Reports released in the past month reveal that Californians are responsible for a quarter of hybrid car sales, with Green Car Reports proclaiming that the Toyota Prius is the top-selling car in California. Indeed, residents in both the northern and southern parts of the Sunshine State preserve an environmentalist reputation,...

2012-12-23 05:01:16

MyPerfectAutomobile.com discusses all the details about Cadillac´s electric offering for NAIAS event next month. In other green transportation news, Chevy Volt hits a milestone and Tesla Motors branches out. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 Cadillac to Show ELR EV at Detroit´s NAIAS Next Month General Motors has confirmed that the hybrid-electric Cadillac ELR will make its official debut as a production car at next month´s Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS). The ELR will be...


Latest Chevrolet Volt Reference Libraries

Electric Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, electric trains, electric trolleys, electric boats, electric two-wheeled vehicles, and...

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