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2012-06-20 02:20:32

PITTSBURGH, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One year into a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded project, ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS), General Motors LLC, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ESim are leveraging engineering simulation technology to optimize electric and hybrid vehicle battery performance. The team achieved significant milestones during the past year in support of the DOE's Computer Aided Engineering for Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries (CAEBAT) project. (Logo:...

2012-06-04 02:20:31

IRVINE, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas, hydrogen and hybrid/electric vehicle technologies, today announced that it will demonstrate its clean, fuel efficient, Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) F-150 pickup truck to nation's leading fleet managers at the 2012 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) in Williamsburg, Virginia, June 2-6, 2012. The EUFMC is an annual meeting of fleet...

2012-05-30 02:20:39

IRVINE, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas, hydrogen and hybrid/electric vehicle technologies, today announced that it has delivered the first pilot version of its plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) F-150 pickup truck to Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), in association with Dow Kokam, the lithium-ion battery system supplier for the PHEV F-150. "We are pleased to announce the...

2012-03-01 08:22:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV, Inc., (FEV) a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced today that its president and CEO, Gary W. Rogers, has been named as a board member on the Board of Energy and Environmental Systems (BEES), a unit of the Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences of the National Research Council (NRC). The NCR, the principal operating arm of the National Academies, is a private, non-profit organization that...

2011-12-15 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) will be supplied to DTE Energy as part of a demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC Real world city miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over the next three years Fleet of vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy Ram 1500 plug-in electric hybrid test trucks will be used to evaluate city drive cycles, charging performance, fuel economy and real-world...

2011-10-03 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) will be supplied to City of Auburn Hills as part of a demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC Real world city miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over the next three years Fleet of vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy Ram 1500 plug-in electric hybrid test trucks will be used to evaluate city drive cycles, charging performance, fuel economy and real-world...

2011-09-29 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) will be supplied to Central Hudson Gas & Electric and the National Grid New York as part of a demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC Real world city miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over the next three years Fleet of vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy Ram 1500 plug-in electric hybrid test trucks will be used to evaluate city drive cycles,...

2011-09-22 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) will be supplied to Duke Energy in Charlotte, N.C. as part of a demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC Real world city miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over the next three years Fleet of vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy Ram 1500 plug-in electric hybrid test trucks will be used to evaluate city drive cycles, charging performance, fuel...

2011-09-20 12:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CD-adapco is leading a Department of Energy co-funded simulation project team to pioneer techniques for lithium ion battery modeling as well as validating the created technology using industrial partners' prototype batteries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/MM25604LOGO) CD-adapco, a pioneer of engineering simulation methods, announced today that it will lead a major industrial team to advance lithium ion battery...

2011-08-02 10:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 28 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) will be supplied to San Francisco and Sacramento as part of a demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC Real world city miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over the next three years Fleet of vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid test trucks will be used to evaluate city drive cycles, charging performance, fuel economy and real-world...