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2013-07-17 23:04:42

The second annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada™ awards were announced today and among its top winners were General Motors, Ford, and Nissan. The fleet awards are given to the vehicles who have received the overall lowest total cost-of-ownership over varied driving distances and lifecycle periods so that Canadian fleet organizations and managers are able to leverage the best vehicle solutions for their fleets. BINGHAM FARMS, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 The second annual Vincentric...

2013-07-17 08:20:48

DEARBORN, Mich., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MyEnergi Lifestyle Retrofit, the Ford-led initiative designed to showcase how a typical American family can affordably move to an energy-efficient lifestyle, concludes after a month of competition and thousands of contest entries Winner to take home a 2013 Ford C-MAX Energi along with new Whirlpool brand appliances, SunPower solar system and other products designed for energy-efficient living The Sattler family of Parker, Colo., won...

2013-07-11 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Wynne, President of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), issued the following statement in response to today's passage of H.R. 2609, the Fiscal Year 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act: "Recognizing the challenging budgetary environment, we are nevertheless disappointed in the House Energy and Water funding measure, which would undermine progress toward energy and...

2013-07-06 23:00:16

“Research and Forecast of China Electric Vehicle Industry, 2013-2017” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 In overall electric vehicle market, the output in China is still relatively low. According to the statistics of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, China’s electric vehicle output in 2012 was only 12,552 units. In 2012, the main type of electric vehicle is pure electric type with the output of...

2013-07-02 08:22:12

- Company installs electric vehicle charging stations at its downtown Richmond offices RICHMOND, Va., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion is one of the first 48 companies in the nation to join the U.S. Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge, which is designed to help increase the number of U.S. employers offering workplace charging for electric vehicles. Earlier this year, Dominion installed two separately metered electric vehicle charging stations as a pilot...

2013-06-27 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection reminded residents today that $3,000 rebates are still available for the purchase of large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery-electric vehicles (EVs). "Since 2011, Gov. Corbett has invested $3.35 million in rebates for the purchase of electric vehicles, which has worked to support local jobs and clean the air," DEP Acting...

2013-06-26 08:20:37

Mike Castrucci Ford of Milford Offering Great Deals on the New Ford C-Max Energi CINCINNATI, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most anticipated and exciting new cars in Cincinnati is the all-new 2013 Ford C-Max Energi. This plug-in hybrid from Ford Motor Company is going to make a huge impact on how the auto industry will produce fuel efficient vehicles in the future. The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi uses a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is paired with an electric...

2013-06-21 12:20:41

Exercise proves official fuel-consumption figures can be achieved in real-world driving TORONTO, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The second annual AJAC Eco-Run, conducted recently by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), produced some eye-opening results with respect to the relative merits of different fuel-saving technologies and the effect of driving style on fuel economy. The 2013 Eco-Run, which began in Ottawa and ended in Montreal, was not intended to be a...

2013-06-20 04:20:35

Interest in traditional hybrids on the rise; plug-in hybrids show mixed response NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric cars are beginning to post all sorts of impressive numbers. Recently the 100,000(th) plug-in vehicle was sold. And last year, roughly 440,000 cars deriving some degree of "go" from a battery - including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and cars running on electricity alone - were sold in this country, with approximately 50,000 of them being pure electrics. (Logo:...

2013-06-17 16:20:28

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Will that hybrid vehicle pay for itself and help the environment? That depends on how and where you drive, Carnegie Mellon University researchers report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Jeremy Michalek, a professor of mechanical engineering and engineering and public policy at CMU, and Orkun Karabasoglua, a mechanical engineering research assistant, analyzed the potential cost and greenhouse gas savings of hybrid and...


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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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