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  • Saab and Volvo Attracted to Hybrid Cars

    This year, Saab engineers, in collaboration with the Engineering College of Lund, carried out simulations and built a hybrid version of a Saab 9-3 as part of the government's Green Car project. According to Tommy Lindholm, Saab's project leader, the hybrid prototype is almost completed; only further testing remains to be done. The trial will provide data on running the car, and will provide ...

  • Base Car Battery Online at Lowest Prices in India

    Buying Car batteries is a tiring and time consuming task. This is so because of the fact that you have to compare several batteries and several stores before finalizing the right one. This results in wastage of time and additional costs (in going to the store). Most of us live a very busy life these days and finding time for tasks like these is very difficult. A car battery is a type of ...


    By Batterybhai.com

  • Hydrogen engine cars

    Alternate Energy Corporation, which develops hydrogen systems, has teamed up with the Canadian company Feel Good Cars Inc. (FGC) to produce a prototype hybrid vehicle using batteries and a hydrogen fueled engine. Alternate Energy will modify a ZENN vehicle provided by FGC. The ZENN (zero emission, no noise) is a medium speed neighborhood electric car. FGC hopes to demonstrate that a hydrogen ...

  • Hybrid electric vehicles today

    There are quite a range of hybrid Electric vehicles on the market today such as the Toyota Prius, Honda Insight,Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander and Ford Escape. The Prius is manufactured at a volume of about 5000 per month, and Toyota recently announced that it is making a modest profit on these cars. The cost of HEVs is about $5000 more than comparable conventional vehicles, and ...

  • Electrifying vehicles: A car and its drama

    By Elisa Wood July 15, 2010 Who will play the lead character in Who Revived the Electric Car?, the sequel that is bound to be made to the famous documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car?http://www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com/.  Many are vying for the role: car manufacturers, battery producers, scientists and now the Obama ...


    By Energy Efficiency Markets

  • Future Cars & Shifting Environmental Burdens

    Ask the average person what they think passenger cars could be like in the future and you are bound to get a wide range of opinions. The more fanciful, looking into the longer term future, might envision an ultra-high-tech world where passenger cars are fitted with “anti-gravity” drives and hover around, powered by nuclear fission perhaps, with zero emissions. But chances are ...


    By thinkstep

  • Lithium Ion Battery testing for vehicles

    Introduction Lithium-ion batteries are used in many types of devices including over 60% of mobile phones and 90% of laptop computers. These batteries are inside iPods and iPads, as well as military and medical hardware. They are even powering pacemakers in the human body. However, the most significant growth in demand for Lithium-ion batteries is in the hybrid/electric vehicle market. This ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Chevy volt battery durability testing

    Accelerated Lifetime Tests   Hybrid power technology development is ramping up globally in today’s ultra competitive automotive industry – and these technologies of the future demand vibration test solutions that can efficiently perform accelerated lifetime tests even on large and fully operational assemblies. General Motors’ 3000 sq.m battery test ...

  • The electric car: a brief history and what’s next?

    At the end of the 19th century, any vehicle not pulled by a horse or mule was considered an alternative power vehicle, powered by steam, electricity or gasoline. But oil was discovered in Texas in 1901 and by 1920, gasoline fueled internal-combustion engine vehicles dominated the marketplace. Electricity and steam powered vehicles became distant also-rans. Oil was cheap, effective, readily ...


    By BSC Sustainability Services

  • Run cars on green electricity, not natural gas

    With the dramatic increase in oil prices earlier this year translating into higher prices at the gas pump in the United States, concerns over US dependence on foreign oil are once again part of the national discussion on energy security. Combined with the growing understanding that carbon emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels are driving global climate change, the debate is now focused on ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Exide Battery | Latest Prices, Models, Specifications Online

    Exide is one of the most preferred car and inverter batteries in India. These batteries are manufactured by Exide Technologies, a manufacturer with an undeniable presence in various parts of the world. Exide has been able to survive the competition that exists in this segment and continues to rule the roost because of its commitment to stay true to its quality and create batteries that last a ...


    By Batterybhai.com

  • Coming In Out of the Cold: Hybrids Put to the Test

    Untitled Document Point Roberts, WA, Delta B.C.- May 25, 2004 With gas prices reaching an all time high and not much promise of an end in sight, hybrid technology is falling under the lens of some careful ...


    By Investor Ideas Inc

  • Battery Storage will have a Profound Impact on Smart Buildings

    Often the best ideas are the most simple and elegant. If electric vehicles and consumer devices can have battery storage why can’t buildings? And if buildings can pull electricity from the grid at off peak times and store it in batteries, wouldn’t that save money? Since 2009, Stem based in California, have been working on these questions and disrupting the energy storage industry. ...

  • Give Green-Car Industry a Change to Get Up to Speed

    Letter to the Editor The Washington Post Published December 14, 2011 The Dec. 8 front-page article “Obama’s green-car push struggles to pass ‘go’?” missed the mark with respect to the emerging electric vehicle industry. The plug-in ...

  • Want a better way to power your car? It`s a breeze

    Legendary Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens is half right. We do need to harness this country's wind resources for a homegrown source of electricity, as he has been urging this summer in expensive television ads. And we do need to reduce the $700 billion we may soon be paying annually for imported oil. But part two of Pickens's plan--to move natural gas out of electricity production and use it to ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • The impact of national environmental policy on the global success of next-generation automobiles

    In this paper, we identify the most crucial factors of the potential world market success of alternative car designs: fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and conventional fuel efficient vehicles (FEVs). We assess which vehicle concept is favoured under which regulation regime. We suggest that the global success of a certain technology ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • California dreaming in Holland

    The Dutch government wants to have 1 million electric or hybrid cars on the road by 2025. Cities and provincies are already taking concrete steps to make electric transport a practical reality. The province of Noord- Brabant even dreams of becoming the Silicon Valley of electric cars in the EU. During the last few months, electric transport has become the new buzz word in the Netherlands. One ...


    By European Energy Review (EER)

  • Gently does it takes you further

    Drivers of petrol and diesel cars are usually aware that driving at high speed, harsh acceleration and hard braking all contribute to lowering their fuel economy. Scientists can readily explain in terms of the thermodynamics of the internal combustion engine why driving such a car more smoothly and at gentler speeds will increase ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Running performance of front–and–rear–wheel–independent–drive–type electric vehicle suitable for next–generation electric vehicles

    A front–and–rear–wheel–independent–drive–type–electric vehicle (FRID EV) is being developed as the next–generation EV with optimum characteristics compatible with driving performance and safety. Development of the FRID EV has involved studying the driving performance and safety of all types of propulsion systems. Since the FRID EV has propulsion systems that can control the driving and braking ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Electric vehicles: A win for Detroit and EE

    At this week’s Detroit Auto Show, electric vehicles are on top. Two of the year’s highest-rated cars are electric. The plug-in hybrid electric Chevy Volt was awarded this year’s “Car of the Year,” just beating out the all-electric Nissan LEAF. But regardless of which car wins, the message is clear: electric cars are generating a lot of excitement. It’s not just ...

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