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2014-03-20 08:20:51

DUBLIN, Mar. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/brzql9/the_hybrid_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Light Vehicle Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) In a recent interview with IHS SupplierBusiness, Ernie DeVincent, VP Product Development for Getrag commented: I think it is absolutely inevitable that the...

2010-08-18 13:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission, Inc., a leader in advanced hybrid technology, today announced that Allison Hybrid Systems will be offered in Daimler Buses North America's Orion VII transit bus. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100818/DE52188 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100818/DE52188 ) Orion stated that the Allison Hybrid H 40 EP(TM) is now being quoted for active bids and will be available in 2011. "The Allison Hybrid System...

2010-06-29 05:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission, Inc. the premier global provider of commercial and military-duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems dedicated a new hybrid manufacturing plant in Indianapolis today. Once fully operational, nearly 100 manufacturing workers will be capable of producing more than 20,000 commercial-duty hybrid propulsion systems each year. This new Allison hybrid propulsion system captures kinetic energy otherwise wasted as a...

2010-01-25 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric traction motors are 'engines' for electric vehicles and hybrids First GM electric motors will debut in next-generation rear-wheel-drive Two-mode Hybrids Total investment of $246 million in electric motor and electric drive facilities in the U.S. GM will expand its in-house electric vehicle development capabilities by becoming the first major U.S. automaker to design and manufacture electric motors, a core technology for hybrids and electric...

2009-12-07 02:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission, Inc., is the world's leading supplier of commercial-duty fully automatic transmissions for both on- and off-highway vehicles, and of hybrid propulsion systems for on-highway transit and coach vehicles. Allison Transmission announced that it has entered into a long-term business agreement with Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Delphi will supply Allison Transmission with key hybrid drive system...

2009-04-09 14:48:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Needing to reduce brands and models to compete, General Motors has combined three of its most recognized brands; Buick, Pontiac and GMC into one sales and marketing channel - which means many dealers, who had one or two of the brands previously, will now sell all three under one roof. GM says each brand will play to its strengths - Buick larger, premium cars; Pontiac sportier cars; and GMC pickups, SUV's and Crossovers. This will create a middle sales...

2008-10-27 09:00:21

AOL and GMC have extended their "Trade Secrets" video series on AOL Living, http://living.aol.com, featuring cooking, home entertaining and home improvement tips with leading lifestyle experts. The videos, http://www.gmctradesecrets.com, integrate GMC Sierra, Acadia and Yukon Hybrid into professional trade tips from Curtis Stone, Eric Stromer and Kelly Edwards. The GMC sponsored Trade Secrets videos offer professional grade advice, guides and instructions that consumers can use at home,...

2006-08-11 19:03:40

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan -- A research alliance consisting of General Motors Corp., BMW AG and DaimlerChrysler AG plans to invest over $1 billion in the development of a new hybrid transmission and related systems that backers say will leapfrog the market-leading technology now offered by Toyota Motor Corp. The three automakers have about 500 engineers who have been working for the past 18 months on the joint development of the next-generation hybrid engine technology, which combines a...

2006-02-01 12:25:00

DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. said on Wednesday it will build the two-mode Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon hybrid sport-utility vehicles at its Arlington, Texas, plant beginning in late 2007. The two-mode hybrid system, originally implemented by GM in transit buses, is being advanced and adapted by BMW AG, DaimlerChrysler AG and GM for use in cars, trucks and SUVs. Hybrid vehicles combine a gasoline engine with an electric motor and batteries to boost fuel economy. GM spokesman Kyle Johnson...

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2005-06-07 13:00:16

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- DaimlerChrysler unveiled a 'bionic' diesel-powered concept car that would vastly improve fuel economy while meeting strict pollution standards. The German-US automaker also confirmed it would be investing 40 billion dollars in North America over the next five years to introduce new models and upgrade its facilities. At a company-sponsored technology symposium in Washington, top executives of the auto giant introduced the car using a "boxfish" shape to improve aerodynamics...