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2014-05-28 08:21:21

Company offers a glimpse of a DeltaWing® for the street that applies the unique, innovative design architecture and lightweight technologies to achieve significantly improved fuel economy BRASELTON, Ga., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeltaWing Technologies Inc. today revealed how the groundbreaking DeltaWing(®) architecture - a highly aerodynamic and lightweight design currently competing in IMSA sports car road races in the form of the DeltaWing race car - could look as a...

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...

2014-05-14 12:21:07

Experts to predict the gasoline price tipping point that will drive green car sales, Tuesday, May 20 LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 20, 2014 the Motor Press Guild (MPG), the largest automotive media association in North America, will hold a special event moderated by John O'Dell, senior editor for fuel efficiency and green vehicles at Edmunds.com. The event will take place on the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach where automotive industry experts will gather to discuss...

2014-05-14 08:20:52

Stevens Point Honda offers efficient Honda vehicles for environmentally conscious drivers STEVENS POINT, Wis., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fuel-saving vehicles were once a trend drivers felt inclined to participate in, but the need for efficient modes of transportation has become more pressing in recent years. Whether drivers are commuting to work each day or traveling frequently this summer, a fuel-efficient Honda vehicle available at Stevens Point Honda allows drivers to...

2014-04-26 23:02:22

Monarch Airlines has signed a contract to continue the use of the fuel conservation software developed by Aviaso. The Aviaso/Fuel Efficiency solution is in use in the London-based carrier since 2012. Extending the contract with Aviaso is yet another step that Monarch takes in achieving the goal of 6.8% improvement in fuel efficiency by the end of 2015. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Monarch Airlines has signed a contract to continue the use of the fuel conservation software...

2014-04-24 08:21:45

UAL Reports $489 Million First-Quarter 2014 Loss Excluding Special Items; $609 Million Loss Including Special Items CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $489 million, or $1.33 per share, excluding $120 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $609 million, or $1.66 per share. -- Historic severe weather increased United's first-quarter loss by...

2014-04-10 16:20:44

6 Simple Car Care Tips to Increase Gas Mileage BETHESDA, Md., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring is here and so are rising gas prices. Not to worry, says the Car Care Council. A few simple and inexpensive vehicle maintenance steps can stretch your dollar at the pump and go a long way toward protecting the environment. "Many motorists don't realize that fuel consumption is directly related to auto care and has a significant impact on how much gas you use," said Rich White,...

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....

2014-04-08 16:20:17

Technology used on Mustang GT500 and Nissan GT-R is Key Element in Boosting Engine Performance, Fuel Economy for $6,800, 84-mpg Vehicle Set to Launch in 2015 TROY, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elio Motors, Inc., which will launch an enclosed, three-wheeled vehicle in 2015 has named Flame-Spray Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of cylinder coating technology as one of its key suppliers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/DE00836 Flame-Spray will use its patented...

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...


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