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2014-04-08 12:21:55

Analysis shows hybrids use less fuel and mitigate emissions more effectively in India than in U.S. Findings could also encourage electric vehicle deployment in China. WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It turns out that the hallmarks of city driving in India and China--heavy traffic, aggressive driving style, and few freeways--make these countries ideal places for saving fuel with hybrid vehicles. That's according to new research supported by the Clean Energy...

2014-04-07 12:23:03

DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "North American Automotive Production Outlook by Vehicle Types (Passenger Cars, LCV, and HCV), Fuel Types (Gasoline, Diesel, and Others) and Key Country Level Markets (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)", defines and segments the North American automotive industry. It analyzes the three major countries in the region and forecasts their vehicle production based on two segments, namely, vehicle types and fuel types. Browse more...

2014-04-01 12:46:01

Berkeley Lab researchers find hybrids use less fuel and mitigate emissions more effectively in India, China than in U.S. What makes cities in India and China so frustrating to drive in—heavy traffic, aggressive driving style, few freeways—makes them ideal for saving fuel with hybrid vehicles, according to new research by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). In a pair of studies using real-world driving conditions, they...

2014-03-06 12:20:28

Futuristic vehicle to retail for $6,800, Achieve 84 mpg PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elio Motors isn't just building a new vehicle. It's creating an entirely new transportation category that will change how consumers think about their daily commutes, create more than 1,500 American jobs and help reduce the country's dependence on foreign oil. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/DE78034 That's the message company founder and Phoenix resident Paul Elio hopes his...

2014-02-21 12:20:31

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The members of the Global Automakers of Canada (GAC) support the Federal Government's announcement today to introduce a new 5 cycle test methodology to measure the fuel consumption of a vehicle, and the introduction of 5 cycle fuel consumption values to the EnerGuide labels that appear on motor vehicles beginning with the 2015 Model Year. "We commend the government for moving to this change in test methodology, which simply means that the fuel...

2014-02-19 08:22:02

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Between the afternoon of February 7th and the morning of February 10th, Ram Truck received more than 8,000 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel orders, which quickly filled the initial allocation for the exclusive powertrain -- First round of Ram 1500 EcoDiesel orders account for more than 50 percent of the total order mix -- Special order rate nearly twice the corporate average - an all-time high --...

2014-02-06 08:22:07

Focusing solely on electric cars, hybrids, and clean diesels, MPG has revolutionized the rental car industry by minimizing vehicle emissions. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When factoring in the cost of a rental vehicle, fuel can be one of the highest expenses. But at MPG Rental Car, the gas you save during commute helps keep the overall rental fee affordable, and you get to sport around in an eco-friendly vehicle, knowing you're helping keep the planet a little...

2014-02-04 12:22:07

AMERIgreen Shows How Buying US Oil Creates Jobs LEBANON, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AMERIgreen, local energy wholesaler, just released a new round of research and an infographic to show the effects of buying American fuel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/MN57611) "We wanted to create an engaging way to educate the public about the importance of 100% American Fuel," says AMERIgreen President Steve McCracken. "Most people do not know they have a...

2014-02-04 12:20:52

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2014 Ram 1500, powered by all-new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6, records best-ever 28 mpgin highway-cycle testing; 23-mpg combined city/highway rating also a new benchmark -- EPA's best half-ton pickup rating since 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 propelled 2013 Ram to25 mpg; also exceeds top-ranked small pickup -- EcoDiesel- and Pentastar-powered Rams rank 1-2 for fuel economy in 2014, aided...

2014-01-29 08:22:28

Automotive industry leader, Phil Murtaugh, joins board as Pinnacle expands Silicon Valley headquarters SAN CARLOS, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Engines, developer of ultra-efficient engine designs, today announced a key addition to the leadership team naming Phil Murtaugh as the newest member of its board of directors. With previous professional experience as CEO of Asian Operations for Chrysler Group and the CEO of General Motors China Group, Murtaugh provides keen...


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