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2014-04-08 10:40:18

Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices. OSU chemists have found that cellulose – the most abundant organic polymer on Earth and a key component of trees – can be heated in a furnace in the presence of ammonia, and turned into the building blocks for supercapacitors. These supercapacitors are extraordinary, high-power energy devices with a wide...

2014-04-08 08:21:14

-- New Tank Advanced Process Technology (TAPT) expands upon award-winning Ship-in-a-Bottle (SIB) process to provide flexibility in integrating fuel components within fuel tank assembly AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of fluid storage, carrying and delivery technology, won a 2014 Automotive News PACE Award for its revolutionary Tank Advanced Process Technology (TAPT) for the production of plastic fuel tanks. TAPT is a...

2014-04-01 12:46:01

Berkeley Lab researchers find hybrids use less fuel and mitigate emissions more effectively in India, China than in U.S. What makes cities in India and China so frustrating to drive in—heavy traffic, aggressive driving style, few freeways—makes them ideal for saving fuel with hybrid vehicles, according to new research by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). In a pair of studies using real-world driving conditions, they...

2014-03-27 08:24:35

Automotive supplier also recognized for its launch performance PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has been awarded top honors in multiple categories by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA). Johnson Controls Automotive Seating, Automotive Electronics & Interiors and Power Solutions units...

2014-03-26 23:28:25

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Electric Vehicles Market Research - Industry Analysis Trends and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/electric-vehicles-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 In response to increasing demand of renewable energy powered vehicles that lowers the total cost of ownership, electrical vehicle is the solution provided by automobile industry. Electric vehicles...

2014-03-26 12:31:47

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The lithium-ion [http://www.electricvehiclesresearch.com/articles/bosch-gs-yuasa-and-mitsubishi-corp-to-double-capacity-of-ev-battery-00006262.asp ] battery business is growing rapidly to many tens of billions of dollars yearly, thanks to billions of dollars continuing to be invested in the industry. Their use is widening well beyond e-readers, tablets, laptops and mobile phones with vehicles being particularly important for...

2014-03-26 12:20:34

Mike Castrucci Ford in Milford stocks new Hybrid in Cincinnati, Ohio CINCINNATI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers know there are many advantages of driving a new hybrid vehicle. Hybrids deliver above-average fuel economy ratings, they can travel in designated highway lanes reserved for hybrid drivers and they are extremely environmentally friendly because of their fewer emissions. However, some drivers feel that many hybrids lack the style and performance they look for...

2014-03-25 08:21:11

Allan Nott Honda Toyota stocks popular hybrid vehicles LIMA, Ohio, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is no denying that hybrid vehicles are here to stay. Two of a hybrid vehicle's most attractive features are undoubtedly the minimal negative impacts they have on the environment and the low levels of gasoline they consume. One of the first, and most popular hybrid models, the Toyota Prius has quickly become a popular pick for many Ohio-area drivers thanks to the vehicle's...

2014-03-24 12:20:44

Bond Proceeds to Fund Consumer Loans and Leases for Toyota's Leading Portfolio of Green Vehicles TORRANCE, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Financial Services (TFS) issued the auto industry's first-ever Asset-Backed Green Bond in the amount of $1.75 billion. The offering was upsized from $1.25 billion to accommodate demand as institutional investors demonstrated strong interest in this inaugural clean transportation investment opportunity. The Green Bond is the newest component...

2014-03-24 12:20:26

New report highlights value retention performance of 2011 model year light duty trucks and SUV segments, including hybrid-powertrain performance MCLEAN, Va., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large pickup trucks have the highest retained value of all three-year-old light duty trucks and SUVs at 62.5% of the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for a typically equipped model, says the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the March edition of...


Latest Hybrid vehicle 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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.