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2014-04-15 20:20:15

DENVER, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings today announced that it is purchasing OccasionalCar, which has been providing leading-edge car-sharing services in Denver since 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO Enterprise Holdings, through its regional subsidiaries, operates the flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand as well as the National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands. The company, the most comprehensive service provider in the car...

2014-04-15 12:21:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report predicts specific positive outcomes. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could land use plans and transportation policies help to improve people's health? Recent studies are predicting that they can, especially if those plans and policies promote walking, biking, and reduced vehicle use. In its newest peer-reviewed study, Active Travel Co-Benefits of Travel Demand Management Policies that Reduce...

2014-04-14 12:21:24

DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "South American Automotive Production Outlook by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCV, and HCV), Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, and Others) and Key Country Level Markets (Brazil and Argentina) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the South American automotive industry with analysis of major countries in the region, i.e. Brazil and Argentina and forecasts their volumes on the basis of vehicle type and fuel...

2014-04-14 12:21:12

Enterprise Holdings Survey Data Reveals Tech Packages Beat Performance Packages with New Car Buyers ST. LOUIS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Enterprise Holdings survey* of its customers found that more than half (56 percent) report they first experience new automotive technology through car rental. Further, when purchasing a car, about half (49 percent) have added features or technology to their "wish list" after first trying them out in a rental car....

2014-04-11 16:20:06

Get behind the wheel of Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle at the New York International Auto Show NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers: What better way to gear up for Earth Day than by checking out the auto industry's top green technologies firsthand? Join Toyota at the New York International Auto Show to ride in the Prius Plug-In Hybrid and the Highlander fuel cell hydrogen vehicle (FCHV). After your ride, visit the Toyota exhibit to see a stunning concept of the fuel cell...

2014-04-10 23:04:59

CTi reports strongest fiscal quarter for revenue generation and sales backlog Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Cavitation Technologies, Inc. ("CTi") (CVAT) (Berlin & Stuttgart: WTC) has just completed the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 and is pleased to report that the Company generated its strongest quarter to date in regards to revenues and sales back log. As previously stated, CTi projected third quarter revenues of $1.2 to $1.3 million and expects the final...

2014-04-10 12:21:42

TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - AJAC has been in discussions with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) regarding its new fuel consumption ratings for 2015 model year vehicles with regard as to how these changes will affect both Canadian consumers and the evaluation process for our annual Canadian Car of the Year awards program. Particular emphasis will be placed on our new Canadian Green Car of the Year award, which is to be presented at next year's Vancouver International Auto Show....

2014-04-10 08:21:00

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rbpg85/global_light) has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle OE Batteries Market 2008 To 2028" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rbpg85/global_light ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE batteries sector, its...

2014-04-09 23:24:42

Project will expand carsharing across San Francisco, promises to reduce parking congestion, improve environment & boost local economy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 It is official, Getaround is one of three carsharing services selected by the SFMTA as a partner in the new Carsharing Policy and Pilot Project in San Francisco. In addition, the SFMTA is releasing the on and off-street parking spot selections and the project launch timeline. Getaround is the leading...

2014-04-09 12:20:18

SALT LAKE CITY, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise CarShare - served by the local Enterprise Rent-A-Car network - is now offering free downtown parking to members who rent a hybrid vehicle, all in partnership with the city government. The free metered parking is part of a new green vehicle initiative in Salt Lake City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/MM55552LOGO-f Vehicles that achieve a minimum fuel economy or air pollution score are designated as "green...


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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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