Tag Archives: Environment
Posted on19. Nov, 2009 by webmestre.
Production of the smart fortwo electric drive Begins in Hambach *Production of 1,000 units begins *First European electric vehicle fully operational in everyday use *Available to the general public as of 2012 Hambach, France / Stuttgart, Germany – This week, Daimler AG started production of the smart fortwo electric drive at the smart plant in [...]
Every Vote Counts: Finalists in Chevrolet Volt Color Contest Compete to be First to Test-Drive a Volt
Posted on16. Nov, 2009 by webmestre.
Every Vote Counts: Finalists in Chevrolet Volt Color Contest Compete to be First to Test-Drive a Volt o Nearly 13,000 consumers submitted entries o Every state represented with at least one name entry o Consumers vote Nov. 16 through Dec. 1 to decide the winner o Winning name will be announced Dec. 1 in Los [...]
Posted on16. Nov, 2009 by webmestre.
DRIVe Around The World unique challenge in connections How well connected are you? With the contest “DRIVe around The World” Volvo Cars takes another step towards harnessing the power of social networking. The contest challenges people to virtually drive a Volvo C30 around the world in 80 days, using only their Facebook friends. Volvo Cars [...]
Posted on13. Nov, 2009 by webmestre.
RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE FORGES ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLE AGREEMENT WITH RELIANT ENERGY Nissan LEAF Zero-Emission Tour kicks off in Los Angeles The Renault-Nissan Alliance today announced that Nissan and Reliant Energy of Houston, Texas, one of the major competitive electricity providers in the nation, have forged an agreement to advance zero-emission mobility in the United States. The announcement [...]
FUTURE VEHICLE TECHNOLGIES DEBUTS 275 MPG eVARO Canadian Company’s New Series Hybrid Breaks the X PRIZE Barrier
Posted on02. Nov, 2009 by webmestre.
“It’s not easy being green”…Kermit the Frog FUTURE VEHICLE TECHNOLGIES DEBUTS 275 MPG eVARO Canadian Company’s New Series Hybrid Breaks the X PRIZE Barrier MAPLE RIDGE, British Columbia, April 7, 2009 – With all due respect to Kermit the Frog, green has been the recent flavor of choice in the North American auto industry as [...]
Posted on19. Oct, 2009 by webmestre.
Hyundai Team R is entering the Global Green Challenge 2009 event with two new 2010 Santa Fe 7 seat SUVs. The cars will feature Hyundai’s new R series turbo Diesel engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, offering drivers 32% more power alongside fuel consumption and emissions that have been reduced by 10%.
Posted on16. Oct, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD FOCUS BEV DRIVERS SOUGHT BY HILLINGDON BRENTWOOD, Essex, 16 October 2009 – London residents will be among the first in Britain to experience Ford’s latest zero emissions technology. The London Borough of Hillingdon is appealing for volunteer drivers to trial Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) prototypes based on the Ford Focus. The vehicles have been [...]
Posted on13. Oct, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD ECOBOOST™ ENGINE RECEIVES POPULAR MECHANICS BREAKTHROUGH AWARD * Popular Mechanics’ “Breakthrough Awards” recognize products and celebrate innovations poised to change the world, and the passionate, smart creators behind them; Ford EcoBoost™ is one of only 10 products honored in 2009. * The new EcoBoost™ engine is the first in a wave of EcoBoost engines [...]
Posted on12. Oct, 2009 by webmestre.
Volkswagen’s All-New Golf TDI Named Finalist for 2010 Green Car of the Year HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Volkswagen of America announced today its all-new Golf TDI has been selected by the Green Car Journal as a 2010 Green Car of the Year(® )finalist.( )The Green Car of the Year will be awarded during [...]