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2014-08-06 23:06:13

DuPont Advanced Materials Positioned to Help Lower Emissions, Improve Fuel Economy Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Ask anyone in the automotive design or engineering community what technologies they are working on to lower emissions and improve fuel economy and half the time you’ll hear “lightweighting,” according to the results of a July WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Also topping the list are engine efficiency programs, vehicle electrification and adoption of diesel...

2014-07-24 00:20:24

Research yields up to seven percent mpg improvement and CO2 reduction ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research from AAA shows that automatic stop-start automotive technology delivers a significant fuel economy benefit. Test results indicated that automatic stop-start systems provide a five percent to seven percent improvement in fuel economy and reduction in carbon dioxide emissions compared with tests conducted on the same vehicle with the automatic stop-start...

2014-05-28 08:21:21

Company offers a glimpse of a DeltaWing® for the street that applies the unique, innovative design architecture and lightweight technologies to achieve significantly improved fuel economy BRASELTON, Ga., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeltaWing Technologies Inc. today revealed how the groundbreaking DeltaWing(®) architecture - a highly aerodynamic and lightweight design currently competing in IMSA sports car road races in the form of the DeltaWing race car - could look as a...

2014-04-21 16:21:02

TORRANCE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry experts at KBB.com named the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/) and the 2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas (http://automobiles.honda.com/civic-natural-gas/) to their annual list of the 10 Best Green Cars. The editors at Kelley Blue Book were impressed by the Accord Hybrid's superb driving experience and class-leading fuel economy ratings and by the Civic Natural Gas' use of a domestically sourced,...

2014-04-07 23:27:41

A considerable gap exists between what consumers expect from electric vehicle capabilities and features, and what the market currently offers, according to a nationwide survey conducted by TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence. However, due primarily to such factors as the high level of interest among millennials, persistently high gas prices, and the growing strength of the environmental movement, outlook for the electric vehicle market is promising. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The...

2014-01-14 16:20:21

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2014 North American International Auto Show today the steel industry unveiled conclusive findings from a recent market research study regarding the role of steel in automobiles, revealing an overwhelmingly positive perception of steel across the consumer market. The 2013 U.S. Truck & SUV Market Study of more than 3,000 U.S.-based truck and SUV owners was commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of...

2013-08-07 23:21:08

DuPont Emphasizes Materials-Based Science Solutions to Help Conserve Fuel, Lower Emissions Troy, Mich. (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 With automotive regulations governing fuel economy and CO2 emissions being discussed in Europe and the United States, nearly half of automotive engineers predict those regulations will strengthen, according to a WardsAuto and DuPont survey conducted in late July. Only 8 percent predict regulations will relax, primarily due to economic and cost issues, and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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