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2014-09-12 12:20:45

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poll shows over half of Germans aged 18-35 believe government should do more to support ridesharing - 62% say competition and innovation should be encouraged by the government - 60% welcome new transport options in their area A recent poll shows that the vast majority of 18- to 35-years-old Germans are in favour of ridesharing with 70% either considering doing it or having...

2014-09-11 16:21:03

MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its sustainability practices have earned it a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). This marks the third consecutive year that CN has been listed on the DJSI World Index and the sixth consecutive year that CN has been listed on the DJSI North America Index. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, surveying sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level. The...

2014-09-10 08:26:23

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-four U.S. cities have been identified as the best retirement destinations by Consumers Digest. The list was generated by a formula into which 12 pieces of data were entered. Among the 24 cities that are recognized, the 12 that rose to the top are (in alphabetical order): 1. Ann Arbor, Michigan 2. Boise, Idaho 3. Cheyenne, Wyoming 4. Fort Wayne, Indiana 5. Gainesville, Florida 6. Jonesboro, Arkansas 7....

2014-09-09 23:12:34

Short-term bicycle rentals increase transportation options for students, faculty, staff and the nearby Washington DC metropolitan area community. Takoma Park, Md. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A new Capital Bikeshare station opened September 5 on the Washington Adventist University campus in suburban Takoma Park. The new station is located across from Wilkinson Hall, next to Flower Avenue and close to a bus stop. Capital Bikeshare’s short-term bicycle rentals will provide convenient and...

2014-09-09 16:20:57

Jim Ward, BidPrime's VP of Business Development authors an article analyzing how new forms of public transit are showing in recent and upcoming government bids and contracts. The data suggests that more municipalities are issuing contracts for car-sharing and also researching new mobile applications to counter upstart ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber. AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a special focus on how the sharing economy has spread to public transit,...

2014-09-09 16:20:35

AltCar Trade Conference Brings Top Government Agencies & Associations Together for State of the Industry Updates & Education on 9/19 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AltCar Expo, the nation's leading forum for alternative fuel ride and drive, industry, fleet & public education and demonstration, will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 19-20, 2014, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The City of Santa Monica's Ninth Annual AltCar Expo is free...

2014-09-09 12:21:14

New sales figures show Californians buying 40 percent of nation's plug-in cars SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California sped past a major mile-marker this week - selling more than 100,000 plug-in cars since the market started in 2010, according to the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative. Electric vehicle sales have risen steadily over the last several years - and this new milestone drives California closer to achieving Gov. Brown's goal of 1.5...

2014-09-08 23:08:32

San Mateo-based Local Motion is helping organizations like Google, Verizon, 1-800Courier and the City of Sacramento gain up to 30 percent more mobility out of their fleets by pooling vehicles together; recently partnered with Nissan to showcase its user-friendly, keyless technology and promote adoption of zero-emission electric vehicles San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Local Motion (http://www.getlocalmotion.com) today announced some key milestones since receiving a $6 million...

2014-09-06 23:01:02

DuraBloc™ provides best-in-class barrier performance allowing all plastic fuel tank manufacturing technologies to surpass the most stringent emissions regulations. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Inhance Technologies, the leader in barrier and surface modification technologies for plastics, today announces the launch of its newest innovation: the DuraBloc Process™ for plastic fuel components, including fuel tanks and portable fuel storage vessels. The DuraBloc Process™...

2014-09-04 16:20:29

Additional Grants Awarded for Innovative Alternative Fuel Projects HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced nearly $4 million in Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIG) to 33 local governments, non-profit organizations and companies making the switch to compressed natural gas (CNG), propane, or electric, for medium to light-weight fleet vehicles. "These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...


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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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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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