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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.

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.

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 awarded...

2010-07-15 12:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 1997, domestic auto brands, collectively, have surpassed import brands as a whole in vehicle appeal, according to the J.D.

2010-07-08 08:00:00

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2010-06-30 18:50:00

15 Vehicles from 12 Teams Continue in Pursuit of Ten Million Dollars in Prize Money for Super Fuel-Efficient Cars BROOKLYN, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of vehicles capable of achieving 100 MPGe (miles per gallon or its energy equivalent), concluded its Knockout Qualifying Stage.

2010-06-10 09:15:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers asked to predict how their household fleets are changing suggest faster growth for compact and mid-size cross over (CUV) and sport utility vehicles (SUV) compared to other automotive segments.

2010-04-29 07:30:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) has contracted Zhejiang Jonway Automobile Co. Ltd. to be the manufacturing partner for its futuristic Alias electric sports car in China.

2010-04-27 07:30:00

LANSING, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alias, a prototype electric sports car from ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP), has qualified for the Shakedown stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE (PIAXP) competition for 100 MPG equivalent and above cars now underway at Michigan International Speedway (MIS).

2010-04-26 15:43:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To coincide with National Car Care Month in April, the Car Care Council has made its debut on iTunes, launching a new series of Car Care Minute podcasts to help motorists learn more about caring for their vehicle investment.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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