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  • Just what is a hybrid electric vehicle?

    Basically, a hybrid electric vehicle combines an internal combustion engine and an electric motor powered by batteries, merging the best features of today"s combustion engine cars and electric vehicles. The combination allows the electric motor and batteries to help the conventional engine operate more efficiently, cutting down on fuel use. Meanwhile, the gasoline-fueled combustion engine ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The real numbers on hybrid vehicles

    B.C. is a hotbed for gas-electric hybrid vehicle sales - one-quarter of all hybrids sold in Canada are sold here. And with surging gas prices and concerns about global warming, the hype around hybrids is expected to intensify. Still, questions remain about whether gas savings in a hybrid are enough to offset its higher sticker price. How much "green" will you save by "going green" in a hybrid - ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market

    TechNavio''s analysts forecast the Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Battery market to grow at a CAGR of 25.2 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased awareness of the need to reduce vehicle emissions. The Global HEV Battery market has also been witnessing increasing need for energy independence. However, limited performance ...


  • UPS purchases 130 hybrid electric vehicles

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet. The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York and New Jersey and 100 to California. UPS estimates these vehicles will save 66,085 gallons of fuel and 671 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 35 percent ...

  • UPS deploys 200 hybrid electric vehicles

    UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles had expanded with the deployment of 200 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks in eight U.S. cities. The 200 new hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) join roughly 20,000 low-emission and alternative-fuel vehicles already in use and have been deployed in Austin, Houston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Long Island, ...

  • Just what is a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV)?

    You"ve seen them driving by on the road and parked in your neighbors" driveway. You"ve wondered how they achieve such great mileage. You may even ask: "What is a hybrid electric vehicle ...

  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Market 2013-2023

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Market 2013-2023 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market 2011-2015

    TechNavio''s analysts forecast the Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Battery market to grow at a CAGR of 25.2 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased awareness of the need to reduce vehicle emissions. The Global HEV Battery market has also been witnessing increasing need for energy independence. However, limited performance ...


  • Driving Green in China Towards a New Generation of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

    An investor and industry portal focused on the China-Asia sector, spotlights China as it plays a key role in the future success of electric and hybrid vehicles. As the number of cars is expected to grow significantly in China, eco-friendly choices are a must as China battles massive environmental and air quality concerns. Capitalizing on the nation’s need for cleaner alternative transportation ...


  • Industrial and Commercial Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles 2013 - 2023 | Researchmoz.us

    Those selling components for electric vehicles and those wishing to make the vehicles themselves must seek where the majority of the money is spent and will be spent. That must lead them to industrial and commercial electric vehicles because today these represent 60% of the value of the electric vehicle market. Indeed, this sector is set to grow 4.2 times in the next decade. Industrial and ...


  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market 2011-2015

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market 2011-2015 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • BMW promotes innovative electric plug-in hybrid vehicles at SETA 2016

    BMW, the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, emphasizes its commitment to ecological and social sustainability as it will participate in the Sustainable Energy & Technology Asia 2016 exhibition and conference, or SETA 2016, on March 23-25 in Bangkok. According to a message from Mr. Matthias Pfalz, President of BMW Group Thailand, the event provides BMW ...


    By GAT International

  • Toyota and Ford unveil plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles at Detroit Auto Show

    Toyota and Ford unveiled plug-in hybrid-electric versions of their vehicles at last week's Detroit Auto Show. This decision to give in and plug in is monumental. Consumer pressure from organizations like PlugInAmerica and Plug-In Partners most likely played a significant role. The growing number of entrepreneurial companies that offer plug-in conversion services could have also influenced ...

  • Researchmoz.us : Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles for Land, Water & Air 2013-2023

    IDTechEx provides forecasts and analysis of all electric vehicles, land, water and air. IDTechEx has studied this sector for 13 years so far and each year new categories become significant, this year being the turn for car-like vehicles not homologated as cars to become a separately forecasted category because of a lift-off in sales. Mainstream hybrid and pure electric cars, are of course ...


  • Hitachi Cable Develops World`s Smallest Compact Connectors for Use in Power Harnesses for Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Electric Vehicles

    Applying a proprietary design, Hitachi Cable, Ltd. (TOKYO:5812) announces its success in developing the world's smallest compact connectors*1 for use in power harnesses for hybrid electric vehicles and electric vehicles. ...


    By Hitachi Data Systems

  • Electric Vehicles 2012-2022

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Vehicles 2012-2022 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Geneva motor show spotlights plug-ins, electric vehicles, and hybrids

    The 80th Geneva International Motor Show opened to the public on March 4 and features new hybrids and plug-in electric vehicles from such high-powered automakers as Porsche, Ferrari, and Lotus. Porsche wowed audiences by unveiling the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid prototype concept, a super sports car with performance rivaling the Porsche Carrera GT, but also able to achieve 78 miles per gallon (mpg) ...

  • Arotech Awarded Contract to Develop Lithium Battery for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX) announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division has received an order to develop prototypes for a lithium battery for hybrid electric vehicles. The order to develop three prototype batteries was placed by an unnamed German automotive supply company. The first prototypes are due to be delivered in the first quarter of 2013. ...


  • Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles for Land, Water & Air 2013-2023 : Researchmoz.us

    IDTechEx provides forecasts and analysis of all electric vehicles, land, water and air. IDTechEx has studied this sector for 13 years so far extensively interviewing organizations throughout the supply chain. IDTechEx finds that the total market for hybrid and pure electric vehicles will grow from 38.8 million vehicles (of all types) in 2013 to 116 million vehicles in 2023 - a $294 Billion ...


  • Effects of electric vehicles on the climate

    A new study suggests that a 50 per cent reduction in road transport emissions as a result of using more electric vehicles will result in a cooling effect on the climate. The researchers compared the overall impact on climate and air quality of sourcing electric power for vehicles from zero carbon sources, such as wind and solar power, and sourcing it from standard power plants. Road transport ...

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