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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...

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...


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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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