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2011-07-14 09:30:00

PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability, multi-format food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. unveiled its first two compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in the Pittsburgh area today at its Beechnut Drive retail support and distribution center. At today's press briefing, Giant Eagle officials demonstrated the new CNG technology by fueling one of the company's brand new custom-equipped delivery trucks, as...

2011-07-05 11:27:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Saab 9-4X crossover has earned 'Top Safety Pick', the highest rating for crashworthiness awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the United States. Only three weeks ago, the Saab 9-5 Sedan received the same accolade. "To achieve two Top Safety Picks in three weeks is, of course, extremely gratifying," says Per Lenhoff, Head of Safety Development at Saab Automobile. "Our main priority is always the protection of...

2011-06-30 14:59:00

Aggressive Fuel Economy Standard by 2025 Will Save Consumers Money and Dramatically Cut Oil Consumption WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports today commented on proposed fuel economy standards for 2017-2025 currently being considered by the Obama Administration. Fuel economy or "CAFE" (corporate average fuel economy) standards for new vehicles are already slated to improve from an average of 27.3 miles per gallon today to 35.5 mpg by 2016. The White...

2011-06-23 11:50:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab announced today its participation in Rand McNally/USA Today's "Best of the Road" rally across the U.S. Five two-person teams are off in a mix of Saab automobiles, spending the next three weeks experiencing the best small towns in the United States as the final phase of Rand McNally/USA Today's attempt to find "Best of the Road" (www.bestoftheroad.com) and the best small towns in the United States. Driving a unique route from metro...

2011-05-25 14:04:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC today applauded President Obama's action implementing significant fuel efficiency measures for all federal fleets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "President Obama has taken an important step toward reaching his goal to reduce oil imports by one-third by 2025 and pave the way for one million advanced fuel-efficient vehicles to be on the road by 2015," said Richard Foltin, AJC director of National and...

2011-05-25 08:30:00

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Auto Industry, including General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), Toyota Motors Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) and Nissan Motor Co. (OTC: NSANY). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) A synopsis of today's Industry Outlook is presented below. The full article can be read at...

2011-05-04 15:33:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - As the trade association for the global methanol industry, the Methanol Institute supports the introduction of the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 (H.R. 1687) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bipartisan bill was introduced by Representatives John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), and Steve Israel (D-NY). The OFS represents the single largest step the United States can take on the path to...

2011-05-03 06:00:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OEConnection LLC, the leading online parts and service exchange for the automotive industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement to provide its core parts supply chain network solution to SAAB Cars North America. In a move designed to enhance parts supply chain performance and meet growing demands for faster parts fulfillment, OEConnection will provide D2DLink - the industry's most comprehensive web-based parts marketing and...

2011-04-28 10:11:00

More Fuel Efficient Cars Will Save Illinois $6.7 Billion Annually and Create Over 72,000 New Jobs CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As gasoline prices in the U.S. reach record highs, The Environmental Law & Policy Center has released a new analysis showing that promoting high-performing fuel efficient cars is the best way to keep fuel costs from draining the state's economy. With gas prices at $5 per gallon, Illinois consumers would save $6.7 billion at the pump each...

2011-04-26 08:34:00

NEW HUDSON, Mich., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Icom North America is bringing the fuel economy and environmental benefits of its liquid-injection propane system to diesel-powered vehicles in the United States this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/DE18795LOGO) Icom's new JTG-Dynamic System, shown for the first time at a recent National Propane Gas Association convention in Atlanta, enables vehicles to run on either diesel fuel or a 50/50 mixture of...


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