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2012-09-12 10:20:22

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc is pleased to announce the immediate availability of over 500 pages of new market research from UK-based publisher Just-Auto, offering forecasts for full hybrid vehicle adoption and diesel tech trends, covering key automotive trends ranging from connected vehicles to component materials. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120912/CG73246) Global Market Review of Connected Vehicle Technologies -...

2012-09-12 06:21:15

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent survey shows 82 percent of Americans are paying more upfront for green products that save money longer term, as many drive slower and take other steps to conserve fuel New 2013 Ford Fusion offers hybrid-based Auto Start-Stop technology that shuts off the engine at stops to reduce fuel consumption in stop-and-go driving conditions If just 50,000 customers add the $295 Auto Start-Stop Fusion option, it could save more than 14 million...

2012-09-05 18:20:05

ESCONDIDO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Flux Power(®) Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: FLUX), an innovator in durable, scalable, and affordable battery management solutions, today announced that it was selected by TransPower, an advanced clean energy technology company, to provide the battery packs for prototype battery-electric trucks to be unveiled at PortTechExpo on September 5-6 at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in San Pedro, CA. During the Expo, TransPower, a Diamond sponsor of the...

2012-08-27 02:21:10

ZHEJIANG, China, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL)("SORL" or "the Company"), a leading supplier of brake and control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, today announced that the Company launched its newly developed electrically controlled power steering pump, marking a technological breakthrough for the electric bus market. SORL's electrically controlled power steering pump is specifically designed for use in new...

2012-08-15 02:20:10

LONDON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe will emerge as the most competitive regional market for hybrid and electric medium-heavy trucks and buses, globally. This will be particularly true for the transit bus segment, which is expected to experience proliferation of competitors, both on the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and supplier side. An analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.automotive.frost.com), Strategic Analysis of the Medium- to Heavy-duty Hybrid and Electric...

2012-08-09 02:21:05

New technology shuts off the engine when vehicle is stopped in traffic ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The stop-start system, a technology that shuts off a vehicle's engine when stopped in traffic, is now making its way to the U.S. from overseas where such systems are already in common use. Other names for this technology include idle elimination, idle-stop-go, and micro-hybrid. Lux Research predicts that more than eight million vehicles in North America will...

2012-07-31 06:21:39

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent development of hybrid powertrain components and system integration technologies can reduce fuel consumption by up to 50 percent compared to conventional internal combustion engines. However, energy consumption still outpaces production, and worsening air quality and traffic congestion demand that sustainable transportation solutions be explored, not only for passenger vehicles but for commercial vehicles as well. A new book...

2012-07-23 18:20:11

DEARBORN, Mich., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C-MAX Energi - available this fall - is Ford's first production plug-in hybrid, part of Ford's first hybrid-only dedicated line of vehicles and now America's most affordable plug-in hybrid The build-and-price website for C-MAX Energi launches July 24, providing customers the opportunity to build a virtual version of the new plug-in hybrid Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is projected to deliver 550 miles of total range, including more than 20...

2012-07-20 06:20:12

DEARBORN, Mich., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's first-ever plug-in hybrid - the all-new C-MAX Energi utility - is the only vehicle of its kind that customers can drive from Sacramento to San Diego on a tank of gas and make the average commute on electricity alone Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is projected to deliver 550 miles of total range, including more than 20 miles in electric-only mode - nearly double the electric-only range of the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid C-MAX Energi...

2012-07-04 18:20:08

DEARBORN, Mich., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford C-MAX Hybrid projected to achieve 47 mpg city, at least 3 mpg better than Toyota Prius v with more performance and technology - all at a $1,300-lower base price C-MAX Hybrid is Ford's first entry in the largest hybrid segment and is expected to attract a large percentage of conquest and mainstream buyers with the segment's lowest payback period of two years compared with leading small crossovers C-MAX Hybrid will launch this fall as part...


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2014-04-11 09:00:45

A hybrid vehicle uses two or more different types of energy to move the vehicle. Different types of power sources include, combustible material such as coal and wood, compressed or liquefied natural gas, electricity, radio waves, batteries, human power, hydrogen, rechargeable energy storage, petrol or diesel fuel, solar and wind. Hybrid vehicles come in a wide variety of types. Two wheeled vehicles such as mopeds, bicycles and scooters are the simplest form of hybrid. These vehicles use...

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