Tag Archives: Fuel economy
Posted on08. Jun, 2009 by webmestre.
Volvo S40 DRIVe awarded green car of the year The Volvo S40 1.6D DRIVe featuring the new Start/Stop technology has scooped the top honour and been named Green Car of the Year at the prestigious 2009 What Car? Green Car Awards. The ceremony took place at London City Hall on Monday night and the award [...]
Posted on15. May, 2009 by webmestre.
ECOBOOST DEBUT: FUEL-EFFICIENT NEW V-6 ENGINE GIVES FLAGSHIP LINCOLN MKS THE POWER OF A V-8 * The 3.5-liter EcoBoost™ V-6 engine, the first V-6 direct-injection twin-turbocharged engine produced in North America, makes its debut in the 2010 Lincoln MKS * With the fuel economy of a V-6, the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine delivers an impressive 355 [...]
Posted on29. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
FUSION HYBRID AVERAGES 81.5 MPG, SETS WORLD RECORD WITH 1,445 MILES ON SINGLE TANK OF GAS * Drivers trained in mileage-maximizing techniques achieve 1,445 miles on a single tank of gas in a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – averaging 81.5 mpg in Washington, D.C. – and set world record for gasoline-powered, midsize sedan * The [...]
Posted on27. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
ONE THOUSAND MILES AND COUNTING: FUSION HYBRID BREAKS 1,000 MILES ON SINGLE TANK, PRESSES ON * The Ford Fusion Hybrid team has achieved more than 1,000 miles – over 47 continuous hours – on a single tank of gas, raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation * Passing the 1,000 mile mark at 9:08 [...]
Posted on22. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
LIGHT-WEIGHT MAGNESIUM, ALUMINUM IN LINCOLN MKT LIFTGATE CUTS WEIGHT, BOOSTS FUEL ECONOMY * 2010 Lincoln MKT features the industry’s first combined use of light-weight magnesium and aluminum in the liftgate of a vehicle produced in North America * The use of advanced light-weight materials such as magnesium and aluminum, and the light-weighting of heavier high- [...]
Posted on15. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
2010 Model Year Elise and Exige Now Cleaner than Ever For 2010 Model Year, the Elise and Exige have substantially reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel consumption The latest Elise and Exige models are the product of continuous improvement to give up to a 9% reduction in CO2 emissions and similar increases in fuel economy. [...]
Posted on07. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
All-new 2010 Honda Insight Starts at $23,900; Becomes Canada’s Most Affordable Hybrid Insight targets entry segment as gateway to hybrid technology TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ – The all-new 2010 Honda Insight hybrid hatchback goes on sale on Earth Day, April 22, with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $23,900 for the Insight LX. The [...]
Posted on06. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
DRIVe technology in the new Volvo C30 Green Racing for STCC Motorsport has long been the drive behind developments in the car industry. Now Volvo Cars is doing things the other way around. Using technology from the environmentally optimised C30 DRIVe to win the STCC. For the 2007 Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) season the [...]
Posted on25. Mar, 2009 by webmestre.
ALL-NEW 2010 MAZDA3 EARNS COVETED SMARTWAY DESIGNATION FROM EPA Published on 03/24/2009 WASHINGTON – March 24, 2009 – Mazda North American Operations is pleased to announce that the all-new 2010 MAZDA3 has earned the coveted SmartWay designation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), certifying it as one of the best environmental performers among light duty [...]