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2014-07-01 16:21:23

The 2014 Chevy Volt achieves a milestone in EV technology OSSEO, Wis., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2014 Chevy Volt in Eau Claire, Wisconsin has done a lot for General Motors. Its done even more for those that bought it, apparently. General Motors has recently announced that Chevy Volt owners have driven over half a billion miles on the Volts EV battery. With several Volts arriving at Osseo Auto, drivers in southern Wisconsin now have the opportunity to drive one of the...

2014-06-26 23:10:46

Winners will be announced during the 2014 ITS World Congress in September. Deadline for applications is July 7. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The University of Michigan Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation (SMART) initiative, announced it is seeking applications for the 2014 MobiPrize. NextEnergy will sponsor a $5000 MobiPrize for Michigan Entrepreneurs who, through their innovative new mobility technology, service, product, or infrastructure...

SkyTran System Will Be Elevated And Utilize MagLev Technology
2014-06-25 11:01:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A NASA-affiliated company based in the space agency’s Ames Research Center has announced an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to construct a revolutionary new transportation system in central Israel. The novel system from skyTran would be an elevated transit network with two-person pod-like vehicles suspended from elevated tracks utilizing Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) technology. While skyTran is reported to be in...

2014-06-24 16:21:15

ST. LOUIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In early June, SXSW Eco announced the first wave of programming for its fall conference in Austin. Part of the line-up includes a panel discussion - "City Transit 411: Urban Myths & Urban Mobility" - featuring representatives from Enterprise CarShare, Getaround and the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121204 The panel, to be moderated by...

2014-06-24 08:20:47

Plans to Accelerate Customer Acquisition and Expand Into New Geographies and Services SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, RelayRides, announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $44 million. Lead investor Canaan Partners joins existing investors August Capital, Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures, with Canaan Partners General Partner Deepak Kamra joining the Board...

2014-06-23 23:06:36

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Biodiesel Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biodiesels-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Biodiesel is a clean burning fuel made from readily available renewable resources. It is a domestic, sustainable, diesel fuel replacement that meets strict quality standards. Biodiesel...

2014-06-23 23:04:30

skyTran and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to Build a skyTran Demonstration System (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 skyTran, Inc., headquartered at the NASA Research Park (NRP) near Mountain View, California, and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), a company headquartered in Lod, Israel, entered into an agreement today for the construction of a skyTran technology demonstration system (TDS) on the grounds of IAI's corporate campus. The agreement was executed by the Director of IAI's Lahav...

2014-06-19 23:14:02

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Industrial & Commercial Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles 2014-2024” to its database. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Those selling components for electric vehicles and those wishing to make the vehicles themselves must seek where the majority of the money is spent and will be spent. That must lead them to industrial and commercial electric vehicles because today these represent 60% of the value of the electric vehicle market....

2014-06-19 23:08:26

Urban Cyclists are turning to online bike shops this summer for wider selections of urban city bikes, lower prices and are enjoying the shopping experience without having to haggle with a salesperson. Sites like Bikesdirect.com are fully stocked for 2014 and are making it so easy to buy online with geometry and height charts for each bike, free shipping and no sales tax; internet savvy urban cyclists say their purchase was a no brainer. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Urban Cyclists are...

2014-06-18 23:12:29

World T.E.A.M. Sports’ June 20-July 4 CanAm Veterans’ Challenge includes 16 injured veterans who will ride bicycles, hand cycles and recumbent bicycles from the capital of Canada to the capital of the United States. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 For 14 days beginning June 20, a team of 16 injured Canadian, American and Danish veterans in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge will ride bicycles, hand cycles and recumbent bicycles nearly 800 miles from...

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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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