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Walking Or Cycling To Work Improves Wellbeing, University Of East Anglia Researchers Find

University of East Anglia Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research...

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2014-09-18 23:07:19

Non-profit Northwest Valley Connect formed to address transportation challenges facing residents, mostly seniors, in the Northwest Valley of metro Phoenix. SURPRISE, ARIZ. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Northwest Valley Connect (NVC) launched a "One Call, One Click" transportation coordination resource today to help residents identify and choose transportation options. NVC’s call center (623-282-9300) and website (NorthwestValleyConnect.org) will provide residents with information...

2014-09-18 16:20:44

APP Developed by Checker Cab Philly Ensures Safe Ride for All Customers PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 215GetaCab APP, developed by Checker Cab Philly, has surpassed 10,000 users since its launch in June and customers are far safer using this new tool than those offered by ride-sharing companies, said Alex Friedman, President of the PA Taxi Association and owner of Checker Cab Philly. "Unlike the ride-sharing services, when customers use the 215GetaCab APP, we guarantee we...

2014-09-16 23:03:22

Car-sharing Market in the US 2014-2018 market report analyzes key players like Enterprise CarShare, Getaround, Hertz 24/7 Corp., RelayRides and Zipcar, Austin Car Share, Buffalo Car Share, Car Share Vermont, City CarShare, eGo CarShare, Hourcar, Ithaca Car Share, Timecar and U Car Share. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Corporate car-sharing is one major trend emerging in the market, where a fleet of vehicles is made available by a company for its employees to use. Such a trend is...

2014-09-16 20:20:53

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) in Number of Units by the following Product Segments: Light Duty Vehicles, Medium Duty & Heavy Duty Trucks, and Medium Duty & Heavy Duty Buses. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through...

2014-09-16 20:20:25

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Car Rental Business in US$ Million by the following Categories: Car Rental Business by Location (Airport & Non-Airport), and Car Rental Business by Sector (Leisure, Business, & Insurance Replacement). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...

2014-09-16 20:20:20

Mineta Transportation Institute research has relevance for US planners. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What are automated transit networks (ATN), and can they ever become a realistic addition to public transportation nationwide? These are just two of the questions addressed in the Mineta Transportation Institute's latest peer-reviewed study, Automated Transit Networks: State of the Industry in 2013. The report provides an informative tool for planners,...

2014-09-16 12:22:53

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biodiesel Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Biodiesel Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global biodiesel industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The...

2014-09-15 12:21:10

Manufacturer-distributor partnerships will determine success as efficient logistics becomes a key competitive factor LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing sales of commercial and passenger vehicles, especially flex-fuel vehicles that allow end users to choose customised biofuel-fossil fuel blends, are expected to drive the consumption of automotive biofuels around the globe. The enforcement of higher biofuel percentage blend mandates will spur use of solutions higher than the...

2014-09-15 12:20:54

Initiative will help market, show customers the benefits of making the switch. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA recently signed a commitment agreement with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to spend at least five percent of its annual fleet acquisition budget on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and equipment. This commitment is the latest step in Iberdrola USA's ongoing strategy to utilize and support alternative-fuel vehicle technology throughout its...

2014-09-12 16:20:19

Week of events scheduled to educate and inspire Georgia drivers to consider electric transportation ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric Week September 15 - 21. The annual celebration, which started as a single day of events in 2011, has since grown to a weeklong series of...


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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 fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.