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2011-05-25 12:01:00

Consumers Union CEO Jim Guest joins Transportation Secretary LaHood, EPA Administrator Jackson for unveiling of new labels in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, today said the Obama administration's new fuel-efficiency labels for automobiles will provide important, easy-to-read information to help people compare and shop for new vehicles. Jim Guest, the President and CEO of Consumers Union,...

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2011-05-24 09:53:11

This project, known as e-Moto, was created and developed by LGN Tech Design, a spin-off company that has its origins in a line of research begun in the Laboratorio de Máquinas (MAQLAB "“ Machine Laboratory) of UC3M and receives support from the University's Vice-Chancellor's Office of Research through the Business Incubator UC3M Science Park. "The technology that we have developed is a result of the design of a platform for the modeling, analysis and evolution of racing...

2011-05-18 23:01:00

TUSTIN, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoPacific today announced its 15th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) to help consumers make informed vehicle purchase decisions. Carmakers are constantly improving their products and relationships with their customers. They communicate their success by citing the satisfaction of their owners. "Proof of satisfied customers is as good as gold," says George Peterson, president of AutoPacific. "We've found that more than one-third of...

2011-04-05 00:00:30

Offers Valuable Service for Long-term Increased Vehicle Safety, Reliability and Value Roswell, GA (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 Ownersite Technologies, a developer of personal asset management software for vehicle and home owners, announced their support of The Car Care Council's National Car Care Month during April. The month-long public awareness campaign promotes proactive care and maintenance of owner's vehicles through special inspection events held around the country. As a supporter of The...

2011-03-04 07:20:00

LAKEWOOD, N.J., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The green revolution is a movement that is growing rapidly. An area that is lacking, however, and may be causing a large part of the greenhouse effect is that of the auto industry. Each year new models for hybrid cars are introduced, but many of these cars are concept cars. Even the ones that are ready to be sold have a hefty price tag that few people have the means to pay. A new and easy way to help is by using auto transport. 1 Auto Transport...

2011-02-24 18:04:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of a suburban Chicago man, who died last year when his Toyota vehicle suddenly accelerated and crashed, is demanding answers after the automaker announced another round of unintended acceleration recalls today. Leon Przybylowski of Streamwood was killed in May 2010 when his Toyota Corolla suddenly accelerated without warning in a South Elgin strip mall, striking a parked vehicle and crashing into a wall. On Thursday, Toyota announced...

2010-11-04 18:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy Electric Motors, LLC, has been named the new electric motor supplier to ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP). Today ZAP Founder Gary Starr and Remy Electric Motors General Manager Kevin Quinn told an audience of exhibitors and participants at this year's World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS) in Shenzhen, China, that the two companies have signed a long term motor supply and development agreement. Remy HVH 250 electric motors will...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology boosts the performance and fuel economy for the Very Light Car by Edison2, Mainstream Class winner of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE competition. The four-passenger vehicle is fueled by E85 and built with a focus on low weight, high efficiency and superior aerodynamics. Designed to boost the output of down-sized engines, BorgWarner's VTG turbocharger helped the...

2010-09-08 04:18:00

LONDON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to meet Euro 6 regulations, which focus on the reduction of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, is poised to spur growth of the European market for gasoline exhaust after-treatment technologies. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will likely adopt particulate matter (PM) filters for gasoline engines by 2014, with a 15 per cent penetration by 2016. With the increasing penetration of direct injection in gasoline engines, there will be a greater need...

2010-07-27 07:35:00

Nine Vehicles from Seven Teams Continue in their Pursuit of a Multimillion Dollar Prize for Super Fuel-Efficient Cars BROOKLYN, Mich., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of super fuel efficient vehicles, announced today the Finalist teams who have survived all on-track testing at Michigan International Speedway (MIS), and who now move into a Validation stage before prize money will be...