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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...

2014-05-21 12:21:36

Simple Car Care Tips Can Save Drivers Up to 10 Percent on Gas Mileage HORSHAM, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAMCO, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care, is encouraging families and drivers hitting the road for Memorial Day weekend to make sure their vehicles are in proper shape. When seasons change, car maintenance is important to reduce the need for repairs and save money. During the warmer summer months drivers should be especially...

2014-05-15 16:24:01

DURHAM, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More people would buy energy-efficient vehicles if auto dealers included long-term gasoline costs on fuel-efficiency labels, according to research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111102/DC96044LOGO Management professor Rick Larrick and Fuqua post-doctoral associate Adrian Camilleri found that showing consumers the cost of gasoline over the approximate lifetime of the vehicle...

2014-05-04 23:01:18

Go Fleet promotes the use of innovative fleet management software to help business owners and fleet managers maximize their ROI. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 Everyone is interested in reducing their fuel consumption, especially with today’s high gas prices. Whether one operates a single vehicle or oversees an entire fleet of vehicles, it is important to take the initiative towards reducing fuel costs. This will not only help the environment by reducing fuel consumption but...

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,...

2014-04-21 12:20:48

Enclosed three-wheeled vehicle to launch in 2015, will get 84 mpg, trap less CO2 than a year's worth of one cow's farts TROY, Mich., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yes, we said it. Elio Motors is more environmentally friendly than cow farts. The company's revolutionary three-wheeled vehicle will launch in 2015, will sell for $6,800 and get an astounding 84 miles per gallon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76732 With Earth Day (April 22) approaching, Elio Motors, Inc., CEO Paul...

2014-04-10 12:21:42

TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - AJAC has been in discussions with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) regarding its new fuel consumption ratings for 2015 model year vehicles with regard as to how these changes will affect both Canadian consumers and the evaluation process for our annual Canadian Car of the Year awards program. Particular emphasis will be placed on our new Canadian Green Car of the Year award, which is to be presented at next year's Vancouver International Auto Show....

2014-03-27 12:20:24

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 highway fuel economy improves five miles per gallon compared with the outgoing model, achieving 36 miles per gallon highway with the standard 2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir®2 I-4 engine -- 2015 Chrysler 200 models equipped with the available award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine delivers an EPA highway fuel economy rating of 32 miles per gallon, a three mile...

2014-03-12 12:20:24

Intensive deposit cleanup significantly improves power, performance and fuel economy for up to 4,000 miles WARMINSTER, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CRC Industries, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading specialty chemicals for automotive technicians and do-it yourselfers, offers CRC 1-TANK Power Renew® Complete Fuel System Cleanup, a fuel system additive designed to completely eliminate carbon deposit buildup from all areas of a vehicle's fuel system with just one use. Available in...


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