Tag Archives: Environment
EPA RATES THE ALL-ELECTRIC, ZERO-EMISSION, NISSAN LEAF ‘BEST’ IN CLASS FOR FUEL EFFICIENCY, ENVIRONMENT
Posted on22. Nov, 2010 by webmestre.
EPA RATES THE ALL-ELECTRIC, ZERO-EMISSION, NISSAN LEAF ‘BEST’ IN CLASS FOR FUEL EFFICIENCY, ENVIRONMENT – Nissan LEAF label approved as Nissan prepares for December launch – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved its fuel-economy label for the 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF, rating the vehicle to be “best” in the midsize vehicle class for fuel [...]
Posted on16. Nov, 2010 by webmestre.
FORD TO DELIVER FOUR 40-MPG VEHICLES IN 2011, INDUSTRY’S BROADEST LINEUP OF FUEL ECONOMY LEADERS Ford will add its fourth nameplate in 2011 with 40 mpg or higher fuel economy, more than any other full-line manufacturer Today, the company already is delivering the broadest vehicle lineup of fuel efficiency leaders: 13 Ford and Lincoln nameplates [...]
Posted on27. Oct, 2010 by webmestre.
Volvo Cars starts development of fuel cells to extend the electric car’s operating range Volvo Cars is now taking the next step towards next-generation electric car technology. Backed by research support from the Swedish Energy Agency the company is initiating development of a fuel cell that can extend the electric car’s operating range without any [...]
Posted on23. Mar, 2010 by webmestre.
Chrysler Group LLC to Develop New Fiat 500 Electric Vehicle for the United States * New Fiat 500EV demonstrates benefits of Chrysler Group and Fiat Group alliance * Zero-emission Fiat 500EV provides an environmentally friendly, clean, quiet driving experience freeing customers from escalating fuel costs and costly oil changes * Department of Energy provides up [...]
Posted on08. Feb, 2010 by webmestre.
Chevrolet Volt Showcased at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Vancouver, BC, (February 5, 2010) –VANOC’s Vice-President of Sustainability Linda Coady today welcomed the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle to Vancouver, marking the Volt’s debut on Canadian roads. On sale in Canada in mid-2011, the Chevrolet Volt is propelled by electricity at all times and at [...]
Posted on12. Jan, 2010 by webmestre.
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA SELECTS AEROVIRONMENT TO INSTALL HOME-CHARGING STATIONS FOR NISSAN LEAF Agreement part of one-stop shop experience for EV purchase process Nissan North America (NNA) today announced its selection of AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) (AV) to supply electric vehicle home-charging stations and installation services supporting the introduction of the zero-emission, all-electric Nissan LEAF later this [...]
Posted on11. Jan, 2010 by webmestre.
2010 NAIAS – Toyota FT-CH Concept Advanced Battery R&D and Manufacturing Capacity will Rise with Scheduled Roll-out of Plug-in Hybrids, Fuel Cells and Battery Electric Vehicles DETROIT, January 11, 2010—Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A, Inc., today unveiled the FT-CH dedicated hybrid concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The FT-CH is [...]
Posted on29. Dec, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD AUSTRALIA INVESTS $230 MILLION IN NEW FUEL-EFFICIENT ENGINES FOR LOCALLY PRODUCED VEHICLES · Ford Australia builds on its fuel economy leadership by adding three new, fuel-efficient engines as part of $230 million investment in sustainability initiatives. These initiatives add to Ford’s previously announced investment in engineering its I6 engine for Euro IV by mid-2010. [...]
Posted on28. Dec, 2009 by webmestre.
Analysis by the environmental institute Öko-Trend: Three awards for Mercedes-Benz Stuttgart The Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID, the B 180 NGT and the smart mhd (micro hybrid drive) are the most environmentally friendly automobiles in their class. These are the findings from extensive analyses conducted by the independent experts at the internationally well-known environmental institute Öko-Trend. [...]