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2013-05-28 12:21:05

Life Cycle Assessment Highlights Ways to Reduce Global Warming Emissions, Addresses Nanotechnology Innovations to Improve Battery Performance BETHESDA, Md., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium (Li-ion) batteries used to power plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles show overall promise to "fuel" these vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but there are areas for improvement to reduce possible environmental and public health impacts, according to a "cradle to grave" study of...

2013-05-22 08:20:50

Two Companies Will Unify Mobile Products and Services Reaching World's Largest Community of Plug-In Drivers VENICE, Calif. and MENLO PARK, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recargo, Inc. and Xatori, Inc. today announced that the two companies are merging to revolutionize vehicle software and information services for plug-in mobility. The merger will expand the companies' ability to offer guidance to drivers and industry and leverage combined teams and resources to better support...

2013-05-13 12:21:29

MAUMEE, Ohio, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced that it has recently received two grants totaling $3 million from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to develop technology to improve thermal management systems for battery systems in electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, and hybrid-electric vehicles. "Through the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative, our government is investing in innovative clean energy technologies that create jobs, generate new economic...

2013-05-13 08:20:12

DEARBORN, Mich., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford-led MyEnergi Lifestyle(®) retrofit contest demonstrates how a typical American family can achieve energy and cost savings by easily moving to an energy-efficient lifestyle National contest now open and runs through June 9. Winner to receive a package that includes a Ford C-MAX Energi - America's most affordable plug-in hybrid vehicle, Whirlpool brand appliances, SunPower solar power system, Eaton charging station and other...

2013-04-23 08:27:25

Quantum Receives Notice of Proposed Award for $1 Million Grant to Develop Fuel Efficient, Low-Cost Natural Gas Engine for Class 3 to Class 7 Vehicles LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 23, 2013 /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 been notified by the California Energy Commission's (CEC) Public Interest Energy Research...

2013-04-22 23:00:43

Strong Commitment to the Environment and Increasing Popularity of Electric Vehicles Prompts Ipswich Company to Invest in More Charging Stations IPSWICH, Mass. / Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 As more and more people are choosing to buy electric cars, EBSCO in Ipswich, Mass. is responding by installing two additional charging stations in anticipation of employees buying electric vehicles. EBSCO now has four charging stations after installing the first two commercial-grade charging...

2013-04-18 16:20:27

Key enabling automotive technologies and projected innovation will support auto industry toward meeting 54.5 mpg standards DETROIT, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, a multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy, has presented a comprehensive road map with a range of technologies that will be required to attain the United States Environmental Protection Agency's 2025 Corporate Average Fuel...

2013-04-17 00:21:09

TORRANCE, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 2 million (1,951,243) Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States, significantly reducing CO(2) emissions and fuel consumption. The announcement was made today by Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, in conjunction with Toyota Motor Corporation's announcement in Japan that it has sold 5 million hybrid vehicles worldwide. Toyota estimates that its global fleet of nearly 20 hybrid vehicles has resulted in...

2013-04-16 08:22:12

New studies show a further reduction in body structure mass DETROIT, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest in a continuing series of research studies by WorldAutoSteel, strongly suggests that steel auto body structures in the near future can be as lightweight as today's aluminum bodies, while meeting all crash performance standards and at cost comparable to today's steel structures. The studies also show how car makers can form and fabricate sophisticated steel designs and...

2013-04-15 12:21:55

Innovation Improves Fuel Economy By Up To 80 Percent For All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles GUELPH, Ontario, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As global demand for vehicles with all-wheel drive (AWD) capabilities and increased fuel efficiency continue to grow, Linamar Corporation's newly developed Agilit-e((TM)) Hybrid Power Unit offers automakers a modular system for hybrid all-wheel drive applications. The Linamar system also offers increased safety while reducing vehicle emissions and...


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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...

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