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2014-04-07 23:27:41

A considerable gap exists between what consumers expect from electric vehicle capabilities and features, and what the market currently offers, according to a nationwide survey conducted by TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence. However, due primarily to such factors as the high level of interest among millennials, persistently high gas prices, and the growing strength of the environmental movement, outlook for the electric vehicle market is promising. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The...

2014-04-07 12:22:02

Downsizing, hybridization requires new thinking in transmission development and FEV's transmission development capability delivers AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV North America, Inc. a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle system technologies will be exhibiting its most recent transmission design advancements at the SAE World Congress, April 8 - 10, 2014 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. Engine downsizing for increased fuel efficiency and reduced...

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...

2014-03-19 16:20:29

Ford Fusion Energi now available at Mike Castrucci Ford in Milford CINCINNATI, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers have just been introduced to one of the most fuel-efficient plug-in hybrids in the auto industry at a Ford dealership in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mike Castrucci Ford in Milford now carries the new 2014 Ford Fusion Energi on their new car lot. The new Fusion Energi gives drivers more miles per gallon than the average gasoline-only engines can deliver helping it...

2014-02-27 12:22:06

The Ford hybrid hatchback is available now at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria ALEXANDRIA, Ky., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many businesses and institutions of higher learning develop mission statements that allow the organization to remain tightly focused on a defined objective. In a simpler sense, each nameplate in an automaker's lineup also acts as a mission statement to a certain extent. Of course, an automaker seeks to achieve a defined set of goals with each of its...

2014-02-26 16:20:38

Mike Castrucci Ford in Milford carries 2014 Ford C-Max Energi in Cincinnati CINCINNATI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fuel efficiency is quickly becoming one of the most important things that consumers look for when shopping for a new car. The cost of gasoline has been steadily increasing for years and car shoppers have been asking for vehicles that offer more miles per gallon so they can save more money at the gas pump. Ford Motor Company has taken the requests from car...

2014-02-25 16:34:41

DUBLIN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mqghhd/the_global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Battery Industry: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mqghhd/the_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global battery industry witnessed good growth during the past decade and holds...

2014-02-25 16:34:40

DUBLIN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7sb6nt/the_global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Lithium-ion Battery Industry: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7sb6nt/the_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Lithium-ion battery is used in a variety of markets, such as consumer...

Electric Vehicles Could Crash The Grid
2014-02-22 04:46:13

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 2013, more than 96,000 plug-in electric cars were bought in the United States. That number only represents a tiny slice of the auto market, but it is up 84 percent from 2012. As of January 2014, the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation reports that there are 679 plug-in automobiles in Vermont alone — a 200 percent growth over 2013. In terms of oil consumption and air pollution, that is really good news. The bad news? Every...

2014-02-18 16:20:39

Toyota Prius is best-selling vehicle line in California TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prius took home the gold in 2013 as the most popular vehicle-line in California for the second year in a row. The Prius Family (Prius Liftback, Prius v, Prius c and Prius Plug-in) took the podium in both 2012 and 2013 as the best-selling California vehicle name plate. 69,728 drivers hit the road in 2013, according to the California Auto Outlook Report, while 61,893...


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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...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.