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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...

2014-06-18 08:21:00

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS and RUEIL MALMAISON, France, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scaleo chip and IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) announced today "FlexHybrid powered by OLEA [http://www.scaleochip.com/images/Image/flexhybrid_powered_olea.jpg ]", the first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) driven by OLEA microcontrollers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140310/674036-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140618/693210 ) Scaleo chip, the...

2014-06-17 23:04:53

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “World Hybrid & Electric Vehicles to 2018” to its store. Inquire for a discount on this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=186576. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Global H/EV sales to reach 25 million units in 2018 Hybrid and electric vehicle (H/EV) sales will more than double to 25 million units in 2018. Market advances will be led by micro and mild hybrids. Micro hybrids are conventional vehicles...

2014-06-16 12:20:35

MONTREAL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Société de transport de Montréal (STM) with an official certificate for earning Gold-level recognition in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program. Chair Phillipe Schnobb and CEO Carl Desrosiers received the award for STM's sustainability commitment which resulted in decreasing air pollutant emissions per produced seat mile (PSM) by 43 percent from 2006-2012....

2014-06-13 12:20:35

DUBLIN, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z69l7m/china_new_energy) has announced the addition of the "China New Energy Vehicle Drive Motor Industry Report, 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 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...

2014-06-13 08:20:22

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), has recently joined in Spain Zero Emissions Mobility To All (Zem2All), the largest electric mobility demonstration project in Europe. In partnership with Endesa, Hertz will be renting the all-electric Nissan Leaf from its Malaga city and airport locations to help to promote sustainable and smarter city transport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117777 Globally, Hertz is working to provide...

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...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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