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2013-04-08 12:20:19

131 VEHICLES PARTICIPATED IN 7TH ANNUAL CHALLENGE WHERE SUCCESS IS MEASURED BY DISTANCE, NOT SPEED HOUSTON, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. federal government, which touts its historic 54.5 miles-per-gallon fuel-efficient standard for 2025 model year autos, might want to rethink that mark. It's downright puny compared to what a team of students from Quebec's Universite Laval achieved today as its vehicle traveled a mind-boggling 3,587 miles on a single gallon of gasoline at...

2013-04-03 16:20:48

History Making Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year Comes to Southern California's Premier Green Car Rental Agency LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day that you even get to look at - much less drive - a car that is poised to make some real history, but that's exactly what the discerning customers of green automotive specialist MPG Car Rental can do with a simple car rental of the Tesla Model S. A hybrid car rental may be exciting and green enough for many, but...

2013-03-31 23:01:57

A commercial building conservation company enters the fuel efficiency arena. National Energy Technologies LLC combines multiple technologies for maximum vehicle benefit and fuel reduction. Bucks County, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Owners and operators of fleet vehicles commit large budgets to fuel, vehicle maintenance and replacement. In many American businesses fuel is the number one expense, and fuel price fluctuations are a serious concern. In fact, new fuel regulations and other concerns...

2013-02-28 12:21:50

Volt, Spark, Cruze and Sonic on list of discounted cars DENVER, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are two factors at play that are coming together to save customers money at Medved Autoplex. The newest crop of 2014 Chevrolet models are ready to start being delivered to the Medved showroom and a coming rise in gas prices is prompting the team at Medved to place some of Denver's most fuel-efficient cars at such discounts to make them incredibly affordable to almost any budget....

2013-02-20 16:20:21

While you can't control the price of gas, a few simple steps help control how much gas you use. BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers' pain at the pump is back with gas prices rising for 33 consecutive days according to the Washington Post and the average price of gas moving closer to $4 per gallon. No need to worry, says the Car Care Council. A few simple and inexpensive vehicle maintenance tips can help alleviate the pain. "You can't control the price of...

2013-02-06 12:20:40

CHESTER, England, February 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Almost half of people have reduced the amount they drive, or stopped completely - Fight back says MoneySupermarket! Top tips on how drivers can combat rising costs The huge cost of running a car is proving too much of a strain on household budgets, and is forcing drivers to cut back on the amount they drive or stop driving completely, according to MoneySupermarket.com...

2013-02-05 00:21:12

Fuel Economy, Acceleration No Better than in Conventional Powertrains YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although small turbocharged engines are marketed as delivering the power of a large engine, with the fuel economy of a smaller one, Consumer Reports tests have found that they often fall short of expectations. Many turbocharged cars tested by CR have slower acceleration and no better fuel economy than the models with bigger conventional engines. "While these...

2013-01-31 12:21:10

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitting off a main road that runs through U of M's North Campus in Ann Arbor is a large industrial garage with an impossibly bright roof. On a recent windy afternoon, four engineering students sit in one of the building's mechanical bays staring at a car. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/DE52057 ) The car is a virtual pod, a one-occupant carbon fiber shell balanced on three wheels. It has just enough room for a small driver,...

2013-01-29 12:20:50

BEAUFORT, S.C., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoDual Inc., a leading provider of EPA approved diesel-to-natural-gas dual fuel conversion systems for heavy duty diesel trucks, and Clean Vehicle Solutions, LLC (CVS), a NY-based end-to-end compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions provider, have signed a distribution and servicing agreement to deliver and support the EcoDual product line. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/CL46593LOGO ) EcoDual's system provides the highest...

2013-01-25 08:20:17

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, has awarded a Harley-Davidson Sportster Seventy-Two to company driver Brent Sanger for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130125/SF48272) Sanger drives a 2012 Freightliner Cascadia in the C. R. England Dedicated fleet out of McCarran, NV. He has driven for England...