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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...

2014-01-29 08:20:30

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England has awarded a 2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to Gerry Blake, one of its top company drivers, for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter 2013. This is the 11th Harley-Davidson awarded to drivers by C. R. England in this fuel efficiency promotion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/SF54460) Blake drives a 2013 Freightliner Cascadia, for...

2013-11-27 08:20:02

Tokyo, Nov 27, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Professor Naitoh of Waseda University's Faculty of Science and Engineering has discovered a new compressive combustion principle that can yield engines with the ultimate level of efficiency. With a thermal efficiency of 60% or more in applications including automobiles, power generation, and aircraft, will their low fuel consumption be superior to that of HV vehicles?Professor Ken Naitoh of Waseda University's Faculty of Science and Engineering...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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