|The Audi tron family: New technologies for the mobility of the future|
|• Audi A3 Sportback e-tron: sporty plug-in hybrid |
• Audi A3 Sportback g-tron: optimum carbon footprint
• Audi tron models combine driving pleasure with sustainability
One of the strategic corporate objectives of Audi is to develop technologies that combine driving fun with sustainability. It seeks solutions that strike a balance between individual mobility on the one hand and economy, ecology and the requirements of Audi customers on the other. The models of the Audi ...[Read more...]
|AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION'S 'STATE OF THE AIR 2015' REPORT|
| ||In United States, Clean Diesel Engines Helping Drive Clean Air Progress
''State of the Air 2015' gave reason for celebration but also identified areas of growing concern. The best progress showed in levels of year-round particle pollution, which have been steadily improving. For that you can thank the transition to cleaner diesel fuel and engines and steps taken to clean up power plants, especially in the eastern U.S. The American Lung Association has pushed long and hard for these c...[Read more...]|
|HEY, DOC! SEWAGE, BEER AND FOOD SCRAPS CAN POWER CHEVROLET'S BI-FUEL IMPALA|
|DETROIT – Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy 'Back to the Future,' is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer.
Cleveland-based quasar energy group uses organic waste to produce a renewable energy source known as biogas, which is then converted into Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) – one of two fuels that can power the 2015 Chevrolet Bi-fue...[Read more...]|
|FORD AND SAMSUNG RESEARCH NEXT-GENERATION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY|
|◾Dual-battery system research combines lithium-ion with lead-acid batteries enabling regenerative braking and greater fuel savings
◾Ford and Samsung SDI research new ultra-lightweight lithium-ion battery concept that could one day render traditional lead-acid batteries obsolete
◾Leveraging innovation in consumer electronics batteries may lead to reductions in size and weight of automotive batteries, as well as increased efficiencies and capability
Ford Motor Company and Samsung SDI, an affi...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS TO SHOWCASE NATURAL GAS AND DME-POWERED TRUCKS AT ACT EXPO 2014|
| ||Volvo Trucks will showcase a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNL daycab and a prototype dimethyl ether (DME)-powered VNL daycab in booth No. 1633 at next week's Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America's largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference.
The CNG and DME-powered vehicles are a sampling of Volvo Trucks' 'Blue Power' natural gas strategy for North America.
Volvo currently offers CNG and liquefied natural gas (LNG) -powered versio...[Read more...]|
|Grand finale for Audi: WEC season's last round in the desert|
|• Audi travels to Bahrain as early Endurance Champions |
• Parting with the current Audi R18 e-tron quattro
• Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: 'Achieved everything there was to be achieved'
Audi's endurance race team led by Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, has achieved all sporting aims in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) early this season. Therefore, the finale on November 30 will be the icing on the cake for Audi Sport Team Jo...[Read more...]