|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...]
|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...]|
|NEW HONDA CIVIC NATURAL GAS VEHICLE CUSTOMERS IN CALIFORNIA ELIGIBLE FOR IMMEDIATE $1,000 PURCHASE CREDIT|
|• Civic Natural Gas drivers qualify for single-occupant access to HOV 'carpool' lanes and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes in the Greater Los Angeles area|
• California leads the nation in compressed natural gas refueling stations with more than 150 locations in the state
• Natural Gas costs up to 40-percent less than gasoline
06/09/2014 - Torrance, Calif. -- Californians purchasing a new Civic Natural Gas vehicle (http://automobiles.honda.com/civic-natural-gas/) are...[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...]|
|HONDA'S 'NEVER ENDING RACE' DOCUMENTS ITS FOUR-DECADE BATTLE AGAINST AIR POLLUTION|
|◾Third film in award-winning Environmental Short Film Series explores Honda's voluntary efforts to reduce vehicle emissions over forty-year period
◾Honda's successful demonstration of low-emissions vehicle technology led state of California to adopt new, more stringent emissions regulations
◾New-vehicle emissions are 1/1000th of 1970 levels
◾Next environmental 'race' is against global climate change
As unprecedented levels of pollution choked the nation's largest cities in the early 1970's...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet, GMC Announce Bi-Fuel Pickup Pricing|
|Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra bi-fuel pickups available for order April 19
Chevrolet and GMC extended cab heavy-duty pickup trucks with a bi-fuel option will sell for $11,000 above the suggested base-vehicle price. Fleet and retail customers can place orders for the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD beginning Thursday (April 19).
The pickups, which run on compressed natural gas (CNG) and gasoline, have a Vortec 6.0L V8 engine that seamlessly transitions betwe...[Read more...]|