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2014-07-28 08:20:55

CHICAGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, has named the 2015 Volkswagen GTI the winner of its first-ever "Cheap Speed Challenge." The challenge focused on compact coupes, sedans and hatchbacks that cost less than $30,000 and come with features popular among drivers looking for performance in a new car. Challenge contenders were the 2014 Fiat 500 Abarth, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo, 2014 Kia...

2014-07-24 23:06:41

SAE International published the J2601 standard, “Fueling Protocols for Light Duty Gaseous Hydrogen Surface Vehicles”, the light duty hydrogen fueling protocol which will serve as the baseline for fueling the first generation hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEVs) with hydrogen. Warrenadale, Pa. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 SAE International published the J2601 standard, “Fueling Protocols for Light Duty Gaseous Hydrogen Surface Vehicles”, the light duty hydrogen fueling protocol...

2014-07-24 20:21:08

DULUTH, Minn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday Stationstores will be adding compressed natural gas (CNG) to their existing Stationstore located at 3931 W First Street, Duluth, MN. Holiday will also begin operating CNG?powered trucks in its fuel delivery fleet. Trillium CNG(TM) will build, operate, and maintain the public access fast-fill CNG fueling location. Trillium CNG(TM) has twenty years of experience and a national network of compressed natural gas locations. Currently,...

2014-07-24 12:21:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until Dec. 31. "The Corbett administration remains committed to seeing the alternative fuels market grow," DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. "Our...

2014-07-24 00:20:24

Research yields up to seven percent mpg improvement and CO2 reduction ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research from AAA shows that automatic stop-start automotive technology delivers a significant fuel economy benefit. Test results indicated that automatic stop-start systems provide a five percent to seven percent improvement in fuel economy and reduction in carbon dioxide emissions compared with tests conducted on the same vehicle with the automatic stop-start...

2014-07-22 16:22:49

VANCOUVER, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLD) has received a purchase order from New Flyer Industries for the delivery of Ballard's first next-generation FCvelocity(®)-HD7 fuel cell power module to a North American bus manufacturer. Delivery of the power module to New Flyer Industries is planned for later this year. The module will be utilized in a next generation New Flyer Industries fuel cell bus that will be sent to Altoona, Pennsylvania...

2014-07-22 08:22:20

Company also releases one year data on its employee electric car incentive plan - 120,000 commuting miles on electric NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. The unique perk would foster greater adoption of electric cars, which would help to improve the state's air quality, help companies achieve sustainability targets, reduce costs for employees and...

2014-07-21 08:22:06

- Orders are from existing customer members and 3 new members of WheelTime's Expansive Nation-wide Network LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today announced that it has received approximately $600,000 in purchase orders over the past several weeks for its light weight natural gas storage systems from the...

2014-07-21 08:21:04

INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced new integrated stop-start technology in conjunction with Project ETHOS, an ultra-low carbon powertrain program created by Cummins Inc. to demonstrate the potential of alternative fuels for carbon dioxide (CO2) reductions in medium-duty commercial vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120702/DE33547LOGO "As a company, we certainly pride ourselves on being a leader for...

2014-07-21 04:20:58

ORLANDO, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a national leader in the design and construction of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure, is excited to announce the groundbreaking of its first TruStar Energy-branded public fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) station, located in Orlando, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO "We are very excited about developing our own branded public fueling stations," said TruStar Energy...


Latest Green vehicles Reference Libraries

Hybrid Vehicle, Ford Escape E85
2014-04-11 09:00:45

A hybrid vehicle uses two or more different types of energy to move the vehicle. Different types of power sources include, combustible material such as coal and wood, compressed or liquefied natural gas, electricity, radio waves, batteries, human power, hydrogen, rechargeable energy storage, petrol or diesel fuel, solar and wind. Hybrid vehicles come in a wide variety of types. Two wheeled vehicles such as mopeds, bicycles and scooters are the simplest form of hybrid. These vehicles use...

Electric Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, electric trains, electric trolleys, electric boats, electric two-wheeled vehicles, and...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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