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2014-06-13 04:20:15

As the Bike Commuter Challenge kicks off, bike and motorist organizations team up for safe streets CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer bike riding season shifts into high gear with the Bike Commuter Challenge and Chicago Bike Week (June 13-20), Chicago's leading biking, walking and transit advocacy organization, Active Transportation Alliance is teaming up with AAA, the nation's largest motor organization on a campaign to encourage bicyclists and motorists to safely share the...

2014-06-12 08:20:41

Diesel 2 Gas Solutions is cutting fuel costs by over 50% SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that the Altronic GTI Bi-Fuel(®) product line has received aftermarket certification from CARB for use on off-road compression ignition engines in stationary applications. The Altronic GTI Bi-Fuel(®) system is designed to allow diesel engines to operate on a blend of diesel and clean burning natural gas. By substituting up...

2014-06-11 09:50:39

University of Colorado Denver Focus on Denver's Stapleton neighborhood As New Urbanist communities expand nationwide, a study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the increasing challenges of balancing complex traffic engineering systems with the ideals of walkable, sustainable neighborhoods. As a leading public research university located in the urban core, CU Denver researchers have ample opportunity to connect their work to the city of Denver and surrounding communities....

2014-06-10 16:20:44

Top Electric Vehicle in 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Available for Rent in California PARK RIDGE, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, is offering the year's top electric vehicle according to Fuel Economy Guide, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark, at its San Francisco and Los Angeles airport locations, as well as Hertz local facilities throughout California. According to the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide released...

2014-06-10 12:21:00

New "BRT for NYC" coalition focused on solving transportation inequality for New Yorkers, particularly in the outer boroughs NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City transit advocates, community groups, labor unions, and business organizations are coming together to advocate for bringing full-featured BRT to the city. Called "BRT for NYC," the coalition's mission will be to make Mayor de Blasio's vision of "20 world-class BRT corridors" a reality. With support from The...

2014-06-09 23:03:12

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “China New Energy Vehicle Drive Motor Industry Report, 2014” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/purchase.php?name=114834. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As of May 2014, about 30 companies in China, including complete vehicle factories, auto parts producers and independent motor manufacturers, can produce new energy vehicle drive motors, of which 15 could deliver goods...

2014-06-06 23:09:46

Hydro Dynamics, Inc. and its partners World Energy and PhiBro Ethanol Performance Group are now offering “bolt-on” biodiesel plants incorporating the ShockWave Power Reactor for the conversion of corn oil to biodiesel. By installing a biodiesel plant, ethanol facilities can realize several competitive advantages over conventional biodiesel plants. Rome, GA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, Georgia (http://www.hydrodynamics.com) announced today that complete...

2014-06-06 23:07:26

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research report on "Electric Aircraft 2014-2024: Trends, Projects, Forecasts" Market Analysis and Overview. Albany ,NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Electric Aircraft 2014-2024: Trends, Projects, Forecasts Electric aircraft serve the need for reduced noise, air and ground pollution and reduced global warming. They provide freedom from foreign sources of oil. They make new things possible such as helicopters that can carry...

2014-06-03 16:20:40

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium studies Portland and Dallas, finds different results SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are new firms more likely to form near rail transit stations? That question is addressed in a new peer-reviewed research report just published by the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium. Two cities were compared - Portland OR and Dallas TX - because each one had relatively new light-rail systems. The report, Transit Access...

2014-06-02 20:20:18

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Hybrid Car Market Outlook to 2017http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/global_hybrid_car_market_outlook_2017.html The rapidly growing concerns over the need to reduce carbon emissions coupled with highly volatile oil prices have forced the global automobile players to invest massive amounts into the development of advanced and better alternative fuel vehicles...


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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 spider.
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