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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 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...

2014-10-29 08:23:17

Latest communication and computing technologies from Delta are expected to minimize impact of EV charging on the grid and foster EV infrastructure of the future DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Products Corporation today unveiled its new smart Electric Vehicle (EV) charging technology, targeting large scale deployment of smart charging systems at low cost. The solution demonstration was at the Detroit headquarters of DTE Energy, a diversified energy company, with...

2014-10-28 12:22:23

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's free research report provides insight SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has released its latest peer-reviewed study based on laboratory and field experiments. Among other test results, Combustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in Urban Transport...

2014-10-24 16:21:11

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Johnson, vice president of Enterprise CarShare, Rideshare and Zimride, participated in this month's SXSW Eco panel discussion on urban transportation. The Austin-based conference's connected Johnson with an academic researcher and a peer-to-peer car-sharing pioneer in the panel discussion - "City Transit 411: Urban Myths & Urban Mobility" - moderated by environmental journalist Jim Motavalli....

2014-10-23 08:23:22

MEDINA, Minn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently voted to expand the choices of citizens in the state, while protecting the environment, by passing legislation that allows low speed electric vehicles (LSVs), known in Pennsylvania as Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs), to travel on approved roads with a posted speed limit of no more than 35 miles per hour. With Governor Tom Corbett's signature, Pennsylvania joins 46 other states that have...

2014-10-22 23:13:35

Community-driven process will plan, design, and oversee the implementation of significant bike and pedestrian infrastructure along key city corridor; project would get more residents active Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A new campaign is working to bring major walking and biking infrastructure to some of the city’s most important neighborhoods. CompleteKC, a project of local bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group BikeWalkKC, will use citizen input to craft a plan for a bikeway...

2014-10-22 20:20:27

Railroad Cars, Subways, Trams, Trolleys, Engines and Locomotives Manufacturing Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 336510 LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital industry-specific data including metrics, Benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research. Key Findings: -- Railroad Cars, Subways, Trams, Trolleys, Engines and Locomotives Manufacturing Industry (U.S.)...


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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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