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2014-10-31 08:20:22

2015 Ford C-Max among the latest models to be covered by the Kansas City-area dealership KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the price of gas refuses to drop, car owners looking to save money at the pumps continue to turn to the hybrid vehicles on the market as the addition of a battery-powered electric motor significantly increases the fuel economy ratings of the vehicles. Those who opt for a plug-in hybrid vehicle can get even more out of a gallon of gas, and...

2014-10-30 23:08:40

The latest Vincentric Hybrid Analysis found that approximately one-third of hybrids analyzed are cost-effective when compared to their all-gasoline powered counterparts. The results were calculated using eight cost factors including depreciation, fuel, and maintenance costs and assumed vehicle ownership of five years and 15,000 annual miles of driving. BINGHAM FARMS, MI (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Vincentric, the automotive industry leader in cost-of-ownership data released its most recent...

2014-10-30 16:20:59

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapidly changing market for electric vehicles (EVs), which includes hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles (HEVs, PHEVs, and BEVs), is a small but important part of the global automotive industry. Governments worldwide are keen to see increasing penetrations of EVs due to the environmental, economic, and energy security benefits they provide. Consequently, governments have both pushed automakers to develop EVs and incentivized...

2014-10-30 08:23:07

Loveland hybrid company to use funds to deepen focus on international sales and growth LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Factor(E), the venture development firm affiliated with Shell Foundation and Colorado State University, kicked off the current Lightning Hybrids funding round. Additional investors in this round include Aravaipa Ventures, Bohemian Ventures, National Fleet Hybrids, and other past investors. Investment proceeds are being used to ramp up manufacturing of...

2014-10-29 23:05:32

THS’ newest service solution offers significant benefits and cost savings for owners of Honda Civic hybrid models produced between 2003 and 2011, new opportunity for dealers Gainesville, Virginia (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Hybrid Shop (THS), a growing international network of dealers committed to providing expert care for hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs), announced today that they have released an industry-leading Auxiliary Cooling Fan Kit for Honda Civic HEVs that is designed to...

2014-10-29 12:22:25

TEDDINGTON, England, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The free to use motor trade insurance comparison site GoMotorTrade has recently discussed the advantages and disadvantages of buying electric vehicles. Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular due to the incentives brought in by the government and the fact that consumers are able to take part in reducing emissions on a global scale, however there are still those that are wary of them. One of the advantages of...

2014-10-28 20:20:46

Charging times among the main focus of the electric vehicle coverage KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As technology continues to advance, hybrid and electric vehicles continue to gain popularity among consumers in the Kansas City area. Lithium-ion batteries are becoming more efficient and the time needed to charge the batteries is shorter than ever before. One of the newest vehicles to hit the market is the 2015 model of the Ford C-Max Hybrid, which is an...

2014-10-28 20:20:32

Portsmouth Ford Portsmouth, N.H.,. the 2015 Ford Escape is available in a number of options at the Portsmouth dealership PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Portsmouth Ford is offering the 2015 and 2014 Ford Escape in three different trim levels. This includes the Escape S, SE and Titanium. Both the SE and Titanium come with an EcoBoost engine and upgrades in interior and technology. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154889 In the Escape S,...

2014-10-28 12:21:20

New crossover picks up where past model left off COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When purchasing a new vehicle can make the life of the consumer easier, it's an ideal scenario. It justifies making the switch, and the funds invested in doing so. When consumers are looking for a crossover that will make their life easier, many have chosen the Ford Escape. Currently, the Ford Motor Company is in the process of rolling out the 2015 version of the Escape. Photo -...

2014-10-24 16:21:28

A 25-Fold Increase in Prius Incentives Since 2007 Overlooked as F-Series Average Transaction Prices Strengthen SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, reported on a shift in consumer new vehicle preferences this year, with demand for Toyota Motor Corp.'s Prius softening, as gas prices stabilize. Simultaneously, a sustained economic recovery is boosting demand for full-size pickup trucks,...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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