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2014-05-30 23:12:13

Biodiesel equipment manufacturer, Springboard Biodiesel, celebrates sales milestone with release of new appliance. Chico, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Springboard Biodiesel, a California-based equipment manufacturer, celebrated six years of biodiesel equipment production on Wednesday with the release of “True Blue 190™”, a biodiesel processing appliance that converts used cooking oils into biodiesel fuel, automatically. The BioPro™ line of biodiesel processors were first manufactured...

2014-05-27 23:03:48

With a comprehensive database of cars complete with detailed specs, images, and media reviews, the ecomento.com Buyer Hub will guide prospective owners through the process of identifying the right cars through to arranging test-drives in three simple steps. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Life just got easier for electric and hybrid car shoppers with the launch of ecomento.com’s free Buyer Hub feature. With a comprehensive database of cars complete with detailed specs, images, and media reviews,...

Biodiesel Made Sustainable With New, Fossil-fuel-free Process
2014-05-23 03:07:28

Michigan State University A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an Michigan State University researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the creation of hazardous wastes while removing their dependence on fossil fuel from their production process. The platform, which uses microbes to glean ethanol from glycerol and has the added benefit of cleaning up the wastewater, will allow producers to reincorporate the ethanol and the water into the fuel-making process, said Gemma...

2014-05-22 12:20:57

LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Bus Rapid Transit Systems Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/roads/global_bus_rapid_transit_systems_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bus Rapid Transit Systems in Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for...

2014-05-22 08:21:32

Millennials and adults under 45 continue to lead the way with 67 percent opting to utilize public transportation on vacation WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the summer travel season kicks off, 124 million Americans are planning to vacation in a U.S. city, continuing a trend from recent years. The American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) annual "Travel Like a Local" Summer Travel Survey reports that public transportation will be highly utilized by these...

2014-05-21 16:20:49

EVs could save 4.8 billion barrels of oil, 270 million tons carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030 WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new report by the Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) shows the substantial impact that electric vehicle (EV) deployment would have on India's oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions. Assessing and Accelerating Vehicle Deployment in India finds that the benefits of EVs in India are greater than...

2014-05-20 12:27:10

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago is among the safest metro areas in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 44(th) out of the 51 largest metro areas, a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, said. While many streets across the country are perilous for people walking, hundreds of communities like Chicago are working to make...

2014-05-20 12:20:43

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,000 people were killed while walking in the U.S. between 2003 and 2012, at a rate that has been rising in the last few years. The majority of those deaths likely could have been prevented with safer street design, according to a new report released today by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, in conjunction with...

2014-05-20 08:22:15

Demand for Real-Time Carpooling & Toll Reimbursements Brings Carma Expansion to New Manor Expressway AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming success in Northwest Austin, Carma Carpooling, the real-time carpooling network, is expanding its toll benefits program for carpoolers to the newly opened Manor Expressway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89040 Carma celebrated its expansion with local businesses and community leaders at the Central Texas...

2014-05-19 16:21:30

DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m3qtvz/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Lithium Iron Phosphate Material and Battery Industry Report, 2013-2015" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Power battery cathode materials mainly include lithium cobalt oxide, lithium manganese oxide, multi-element materials and lithium iron phosphate, of which, global market...


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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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