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2014-04-17 23:09:57

Northern California College Sustainability Tour to be Presented at Six Bay Area Universities Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The Toward Route Zero College Sustainability Tour will be presented at six Bay Area Universities from April 18 through April 25. The first launch of the Toward Route Zero College Tour will take place in conjunction with several campus Earth Week festivities. The events are being presented in conjunction with College Sustainability Organizations and...

2014-04-17 08:23:38

Caravan in Honor of Earth Day to feature stops at New Freedom Station® Charging sites at St. Charles Towne Center, Bowie Town Center and Queenstown Premium Outlets WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a leader in the global retail real estate industry, and NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go), a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. will host an amped-up Earth Day Electric Car Caravan celebrating the unveiling of three new electric car fast-charging Freedom...

2014-04-16 16:21:13

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan today announced the expansion of its successful "No Charge to Charge" promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF. In total, Nissan will launch "No Charge to Charge" in 25 U.S. markets, which are currently responsible for more than 80 percent of Nissan LEAF sales. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75643 The "No Charge to Charge" expansion will use the...

2014-04-16 12:35:40

DUBLIN, Apr. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dq9qmg/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Lithium-ion Battery Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Lithium-ion Battery market to grow at a CAGR of 17.9 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for Li-ion...

2014-04-16 12:21:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car makers and their suppliers are facing new passive-restraint safety requirements coupled with an ongoing need to reduce costs and improve the quality of component testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75590 In the U.S., 50 percent of all vehicles under a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds built after Sept. 14 will be required to meet new side-impact requirements (FMVSS 226); 75 percent by 2015, and 100 percent by 2016. Most...

2014-04-16 12:20:49

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service4Service, a nationwide car servicing provider, has warned that technological developments in the motor industry present the biggest challenge to the car servicing industry in 2014. Developments such as hybrid engines, electronic driving aids and fully battery-powered motors are considerably increasing the complexity of repair work. Car giants such as Volkswagen, BMW and Toyota have all recently released new fully electric...

2014-04-14 16:20:34

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of automotive battery technology - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE batteries sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE batteries market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major...

2014-04-10 08:21:00

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rbpg85/global_light) has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle OE Batteries Market 2008 To 2028" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rbpg85/global_light ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE batteries sector, its...

2014-04-08 20:20:10

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference and Annual Meeting (www.edta2014.com) is the most important electric drive event of the year and coming at an amazing time for the industry. The electric drive market is strong and growing with new vehicles and technologies hitting showrooms at a speeding pace, sales are growing and infrastructure building across the U.S. As we shift from market rollout to market expansion,...

2014-04-08 10:40:18

Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices. OSU chemists have found that cellulose – the most abundant organic polymer on Earth and a key component of trees – can be heated in a furnace in the presence of ammonia, and turned into the building blocks for supercapacitors. These supercapacitors are extraordinary, high-power energy devices with a wide...


Latest electric car 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...

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps to determine a route to take. They also keep track of the position the vehicle is and can...

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