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--- Second Edition of Influential "APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge (OMBOK) Framework"
New Edition Connects Operations Management Body of Knowledge to Job Titles and Non-Manufacturing Industries more...
--- Austin-Bergstrom International Airport's New Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station
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--- URG Says Feds Missed Opportunity To Keep Cash for Clunkers Program Green
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--- Geely Settles Commercial Terms for Acquisition Of Volvo Car Corporation
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--- 2010 Taurus Earns Five-Star Crash Ratings, Pioneers Fast-Selling Crash-Avoidance Technologies
The new 2010 Ford Taurus has earned the U.S. government's top five-star ratings for driver and passenger in front and side crash tests more...
--- The Top 12 Plug-in Electric Vehicle Myths
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--- The role of automation in test and measurement
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--- Harman International to Supply Branded Audio Systems for Chrysler High-Performance Vehicles
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--- Visualization Tools for Sustainable Transportation with PRT Podcars at PCCC3 Transport Conference
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--- In-Vehicle Technology Revs Up for the 2010 International CES
Ford Keynote and 380 Car Tech Exhibitors Make CES the Hub for Automotive Electronics more...
--- Ford Uses Hollywood Motion-Capture Software Behind 'Avatar' to Improve Vehicle Designs
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--- Ford SYNC Goes WiFi Turning Car Into Mobile Internet Hot Spot for Passengers While On The Go
Next-generation SYNC® system to incorporate in-car WiFi system powered more...
--- THE NEW AUDI A8 – WITH GOOGLE AT THE LEADING EDGE OF CONNECTIVITY
In-car information technology enters a new realm in latest Audi luxury saloon more...
--- ARC AUTOMOTIVE TO PROVIDE 1.5 MILLION AIRBAG INFLATORS FOR NEW GLOBAL PLATFORM VEHICLES
Innovative PH-7 Inflator Selected for Reliability and Adaptability in Several New Model Safety System Configurations more...
--- Saab Sale Cannot Be Concluded
Brand to be Wound Down more...
--- Methodology Used in Future Steel Vehicle Wins SAE Vehicle Innovation Competition
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--- Ford Leads the Industry on Fuel Economy Improvement, Driven by Powertrain Advancements
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--- Ford Doubling Availability of Pioneering Radar-Based Crash-Avoidance Technologies in 2010
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--- Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Production in China
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--- North America and Asia Gaining Ground in Global Electric Car Infrastructure Manufacturing Market
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--- Delphi Announces Plans to Implement $89.3 Million Award From U.S. Department of Energy
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--- Bio-Based Alternatives Need Help to Reach "Petroleum Parity"
Bio-Based Fuels and Materials Need to Match Oil in Scale, as Well as Costs and Properties, Says Lux Research more...
--- Energy Quest M2 Fluid Bed Gasifier Converts Coal to Syngas
Gasification System Produces Synthetic Gas From Coal at Economic Levels more...
--- From 1st January 2010 M+W Zander Will Have a New Name and Logo: M+W Zander Is to Become M+W Group
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--- Capstone C30 Successfully Integrated Into Ford Vehicle by Langford Performance Engineering
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--- BorgWarner Will Supply Engine and Drivetrain Technologies for the 2010 Hyundai Tucson and ix35
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--- Parts Manufacturers Unveil Objectives to Save Industry Jobs, Urge Immediate Action From Congress
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--- Power Solutions for Automotive, Marine and RV Vehicles With New Batteries
New Line Offers More Power to Meet the Demands of Today's Vehicles more...
--- Ford Engineers Imitate Human Touch Through a Robot Named RUTH
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--- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CDTI) Awarded $960,000 Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant
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--- Guangzhou Automobile Selects MIRA as its Partner for a New Vehicle Programme
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--- Webcast From COP15 Summarizes Energy Efficiency-Related Discussion
CoreNet's "Energy and Climate Outlook" Survey Results Highlighted more...
--- AI EXCLUSIVE - 40,000 gal/day ALGAE OIL PRODUCTION ON TARGET FOR 2010 START
SunEco’s Chief Information Officer, Hoyt Isom, tells AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES progress is being made but the industry is in need of algae favorable public policies and development rules in order to optimize funding opportunities more...
--- Menlo Worldwide Logistics Wins European Hi-Tech Logistics Award for Second Year
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--- ZAP Enters China Electric Vehicle Market With Holley Group
Phase II of ZAP's Strategy to Reposition for Global Market more...
--- GreenAngel Energy Announces Additional Contracts and Progress
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--- New Map Database from Tele Atlas Delivers Industry Firsts
New Geometry in Multiple European Countries, Enhances Maps of Asia Pacific Region, Sets New Standard for Map Accuracy more...
--- Magneti Marelli and TELIT Sign a MoU in the Field of Telematics Devices for Automotive
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--- Seegrid Corp. Expands Operations in Pittsburgh
Seegrid Corp. Expands Operations in Pittsburgh more...
--- Plugless Power(TM) Advances Toward Production Readiness with Syncroness
Industrial Design Firm to Develop Plan for Product Commercialization more...
--- Beautiful Earth Group Builds New York's First Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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--- Visteon Offers Innovative Audio Solution for Tata Nano
Audio system and plastic air intake manifold demonstrate Visteon's expertise in designing components for small and low-cost vehicles more...
--- Eagle Ottawa Receives Johnson Controls Silver 2009 Supplier Performance Award
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--- Innovative Wireless Direction Finding Technology Inside the New Auto-Finder
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--- BERU f1systems develops lower cost solution for ultra lightweight harsh environment wiring looms
Wiring specialist develops twelve percent lighter 30 AWG wiring harness option that doesn’t require costly crimping tools and special terminals more...
--- Murata's THERMO-STRING available for automotive and consumer applications
New Thermistor is Smaller with Wider Temperature Range and Long, Flexible Wire Leads more...
--- Call for Serious Consideration of DME as Attractive Low-Carbon Biofuel for North America
Chemrec's LeBlanc Promotes This Clean Fuel at Methanol Conference more...
--- Department of Defense Awards EI Technologies $39.5M Research & Development Contract
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--- Introducing innovative passive safety features and more active safety features
AI spoke to Lennart Josefson, Professor of Solid Mechanics at the Department of Applied Mechanics and director of the Swedish Hybrid Vehicle Centre at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden more...
--- Sustainable Power Corp. Appoints Dr. Thomas S. Hartwick as Scientific and Technical Advisor
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--- VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc., Named A Top Innovator Winner
Award Recognizes Cutting Edge Private Companies Driving the Future of Innovation more...
--- Hydraulic Hybrid Technology Dramatically Improves Fuel Efficiency
South Florida communities purchase refuse collection vehicles featuring the new technology more...
--- Toyota's Ontario Operation to Boost RAV4 Production in Spring 2010
Over 800 to be hired, second shift started more...
--- LORD Corporation Awarded Contract for Evaluation of MR Suspension System on HMMWV
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--- Ford Flex Singled Out for the 2009 'Collectible Vehicle of the Future' Award
Panel predicts Flex the vehicle most likely to turn heads at the Woodward Dream Cruise of 2034 more...
--- Federal Signal Acquires Diamond Consulting Services
Accretive Acquisition Adds Detection and Classification Technology to Federal Signal's Intelligent Transportation Systems Platform more...
--- ALTe's Innovative Range Extended Electric Powertrain Technology is Poised to Revolutionize Sustainab
The engineering and technology company also named former Chrysler executives Tom LaSorda and Steven Landry to its Board more...
--- CleanGoal Environmental Contracted by KVN US Energy LLC to Assist in Financing
KVN US Energy Is in the Development of Electric Car Batteries and Fast Car Chargers at 50% of the Cost of Current Manufacturing Technologies more...
--- VINCI ENERGIES AND ELEKTROMOTIVE UNITE TO INSTALL FIRST COMPLETE EV RECHARGING NETWORK
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--- Wireless Ronin Announces Launch of Chrysler Group LLC's iShowroom Digital Signage Program
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--- Balqon Corporation CEO Balwinder Samra Interviewed on Bloomberg Television’s “Taking Stock”
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--- Affordable high performance battery technology for hybrid and electric vehicles
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--- Lotus Omnivore Engine – 10% Better Fuel Economy than Current Leading Gasoline Engines
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--- Autoliv Develops Next Generation Alcohol Sensing System to Prevent Impaired Driving
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--- ON Semiconductor Launches Automotive-Qualified Self Protected Low-Side MOSFET Driver ICs
NCV840x Family of Devices in SOT-223, DPAK and SOIC8 Packaging Provides Robust and Reliable Drive Functionality in Harsh Automotive and Industrial Environments more...
--- Clean Energy Commends House of Representatives’ Vote to Extend Natural Gas Fuel Tax Credit
Volumetric Excise Tax Credit (VETAC) Supports Alternative Fuel Vehicle Growth and Reduction of Foreign Oil Dependence more...
--- Bosch, DEUTZ, and Eberspaecher Set up Joint Venture for Diesel Exhaust Aftertreatment
Complete system solutions for stricter emissions regulations from 2011 more...
--- AFFORDABLE HIGH PERFORMANCE BATTERY TECHNOLOGY FOR HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES
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--- SiPort Announces First Automotive Shipment for SP1010 HD Radio Receiver
Compact IC Allows Dual XHD6430 to Deliver High Performance HD Radio Capability in Small Footprint more...
--- Cyclone Power Technologies to Build Engine for Steam Car Land Speed Record Attempt
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--- HH2 Hydrogen Water Cell Reduces Greenhouse Gases, Exhaust Emissions
EPA Reports Exhaust Harms the Planet. HH2 Hydrogen Water Cell Reduces Greenhouse Gases, Exhaust Emissions Helps Reduce Global Warming. more...
--- TRW Safety Technologies Featured on Many Vehicles Earning Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 201
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--- Dassault Systèmes Delivers Isight 4.0 for Simulation Automation and Design Optimization
Improved Efficiency for Developing Component Applications and Creating Simulation Workflows more...
--- Conquest Vehicles Adds Over 60 New Luxury and Security Upgrades & Options to Its Flagship Vehicle
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--- Innovative Driveline Pedal Module
WABCO Announces Multi-Year Contract With Major Truck Manufacturer in Europe to Supply Innovative Driveline Pedal Module more...
--- Microtune Introduces Breakthrough RF MicroDigitizer™ IC for Automotive Software Defined Radio
Software Defined Radio Revolutionizes in-Vehicle Entertainment, Impacting in-Dash Radio Design and Manufacturing, Industry Business Models and Consumer Options more...
--- Dassault Systemes’ Strength in Vehicle Design Continues to Grow
Over 80% of All LA Auto Show Vehicles Designed in CATIA more...
--- Vertex Lease Tax Solution Streamlines Tax Processes for Daimler Financial Services
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--- Historic EPA Finding That Greenhouse Gases Harm Humans
Technologies Positioned to Address Inevitable New Auto Emissions Regulation Proposals; Government Puts Price Tag of Proposed Climate-Related Car Rules at $60 Billion more...
--- EPA Classifies Carbon Dioxide as Dangerous Pollutant; CS Key to Unlimited Source of Fuel
CEO Byron Elton Declares Company's CO2-to-Fuel Process as more...
--- Industrial Cleaning Technology – a Growth Market
Lively Exhibitor Interest in 8th parts2clean in Stuttgart, Germany more...
--- National Technical Systems Acquires Unitek Technical Services From Bureau Veritas
Acquisition by Company's NQA, Inc., Division Expands Supply Chain Management Capabilities, Expertise more...
--- New Business Models for Electric Vehicles: Perspectives from GM, PSA and Think's Senior Executives
Frost & Sullivan to Host Analyst Briefing on Innovative Business Models for Electric Vehicles on Thursday, 17 December, 2009 at 3:00 pm GMT more...
--- Amerityre Announces International OEM Sales
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--- Full Coverage NAVTEQ(R) Map of Croatia Available
NAVTEQ map will help tourists and Croatians confidently navigate the country more...
--- Renault-Nissan Alliance announces battery plant site for Portugal
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--- COP15 Limo Fleet Powered by Ethanol Made from Straw
Climate summit dignitaries go green to get around Copenhagen more...
--- Automotive Industry Gets Drafted: Jumpstart Unveils Fantasy Showroom Game
Game Lets Auto Influencers Create Fantasy Showrooms, With Their "Dream Team" of 2010 Models more...
--- Study: Global Biofuels Reduce GHGs by 123.5 Million Tonnes
Reductions offset double the emissions from Denmark more...
--- Easily Configurable Test and Measurement Systems
Collaboration on Sensor and Data Acquisition Components Improves Connectivity, Networking Capabilities and Measurement Accuracy more...
--- Buick® LeSabre® T-Type Fenders Go the Distance to Win SPE 2009 Hall of Fame Award
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--- SABIC Innovative Plastics’ High-End Materials Capture Top Honors at 2009 SPE Innovation Awards
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--- HyperSizer Analysis Software and Composite Crew Module Both Pass Critical NASA Tests
Positive results pave the way for greater use of composites in space vehicles more...
--- Freescale Introduces QorIQ Communications Processors with QUICC Engine Technology
QorIQ P1012/P1021 Family Smoothes Migration from Multiprotocol to All-IP Design Environments for Communications Equipment Applications more...
--- TRW Announces Value Line Active Seat Belt Retractor System
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--- Honeywell's UOP Green Diesel Fuel Powers Vehicles at United Nations Climate Change Conference
The UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) process technology produced green diesel from algae oil used during Driving the Future showcase more...
--- GM Invests $336 Million in Detroit-Hamtramck Plant to Build Chevrolet Volt
Expected to be first plant in the U.S. owned by a major automaker to produce an electric car more...
--- Dupont Announces World's Most Popular Car Colors
DuPont announced that silver, black and white are the top colors in the first-ever ranking of worldwide vehicle color popularity. more...
--- Transfer Lanes à la Carte
With Siemens Solutions for Powertrain, two highly efficient powertrain lines can be operated at Renault more...
--- 500°F GAS-HEATED TWO-ZONE CONVEYOR OVEN FROM GRIEVE
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--- eHydrogen Solutions, Inc. Announces Its Technology Supports Joint Statement for COP15
eHS technology supports the goal of Elimination of 80% of the emissions from light duty vehicles, according to studies by Japan, the European Union and United States. more...
--- Honing the Noise Out of Brakes, and Extending Wear-Life
Manufacturers, rebuilders and service shops find a unique honing tool that gives brake cylinders and rotors a smooth, "non-directional" finish that eliminates braking noise and extends service life more...
--- GM Announces Leadership Changes
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--- Ford Vehicles Equipped with Clarion Navigation Top J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Study
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--- Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles to Approach $8 Billion in Sales by 2015
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--- GKN continues to invest in China and opens a new plant in Wuhan
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--- Taifeng Steel chooses Weldac welder from EFD Induction
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--- ArcelorMittal Fontaine chooses EFD Induction
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--- eppel AmFELS opts for induction straightening
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--- TOYOTA APPROVES PPG AND NEXA AUTOCOLOR CLEARCOATS FOR LEXUS REPAIRS WORLDWIDE
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--- Schuff Steel Company Completes Purchase of Steel Fabrication Facility in Stockton, CA
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--- Exhilaration without excess
BMW is powering its drive to reduce emissions and the carbon footprint of its vehicles through both the alternative power and improved efficiency routes. more...
--- Debugging the new AUTOSAR framework
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--- 10 Fastest Vehicles On Earth - New Post from worldinterestingfacts.com
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--- BorgWarner Turbochargers Boost Performance of Natural Gas Engines from Opel and VW
BorgWarner Turbo Technology Makes CNG-Powered Vehicles Fun to Drive more...
--- Plastics Help `Drive` Fuel Efficiency and Safety in New Automobiles at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Plastics Make it Possible(SM) Partners with the Green Car Journal to Showcase Innovative Plastics in Today\\\'s Vehicles more...
--- NOnline Service Offers Free Membership to Dealers, Urging `Sell More Cars, Make More Money`
DealerSwap, a revolutionary online marketplace that accelerates used car sales while reducing costs, is now offering FREE MEMBERSHIP until December 31, 2009. more...
--- Cognex Enters Supply Agreement with German Automaker BMW
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--- The World`s First Concept Tires Made with BioIsoprene(TM) Technology
Collaboration between Genencor and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company results in breakthrough technology for tires made with renewable biomass more...
--- Performance Luxury Automakers Rapidly Adopt HD Radio(TM) Technology as Standard
Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes, Rolls-Royce & Volvo Lead the Movement of Prestigious Brands Upgrading In-Dash Experience Now Standard on Six Brands & More Than 25 Vehicle Lines more...
--- Mercedes-Benz Cars Increases Growth Opportunities and Protects Employment
Additional production of next-generation C-Class in Tuscaloosa plant, USA more...
--- Endicott Interconnect Technologies Fabricates Innovative Set-up PC Board for Space Application
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--- MIT Sloan Professor to Illustrate Climate Change Consequences of Copenhagen Proposals
C-ROADS Simulation Model to Immediately Show Long-Term Climate Implications of Proposals to the United Nations Negotiations in Denmark more...
--- Edmunds.com Comments on Fritz Henderson`s Resignation from GM
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--- Delta Develops Electric Vehicle Propulsion System: Test Vehicle Now On the Road
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--- HyBoost Car aims for 30-40 percent CO2 Reduction without Performance Compromise
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--- North American Steel Industry Continues Aggressive Efforts to Help Reduce Vehicle Emissions and Fuel
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--- TRW Unveils New Compact Driver Airbag Module
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--- Johnson Controls-Saft to Supply the Battery for Transit Connect Electric Vehicle
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--- Quantum Supplies Fueling Technology and Systems to Shell for JFK Airport Hydrogen Refueling Station
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--- Azure Dynamics Selects Johnson Controls-Saft for Transit Connect Battery Electric Vehicle
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--- EnerDel Partners with Mazda, Itochu, and Other Leaders for Pioneering Smart Grid Integration Project
Advanced Lithium-ion Battery Maker Will Supply Systems for First Real-World Combination of Electric Cars, Stationary Grid Storage and Renewable Energy more...
--- Faurecia to Deliver Sophisticated Interiors to 2011 Ford Fiesta
Contributions to the Fiesta demonstrate Faurecia\'s capability to help bring enhanced luxury to smaller vehicles more...
--- Volkswagen Aligns with Model Fuels Consortium-II
German automaker joins Reaction Design to focus on diesel and gasoline combustion more...
--- Hybrid-Electric Supercar with Microturbine Technology Debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show Dec. 2-13
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--- Henkel Selected as 2010 PACE Award Finalist
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--- Sealing, Thermal Technology from Dana Holding Corporation Featured on Mercedes-Benz S400 HYBRID
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--- HyBoost Car Aims for 30-40 Percent CO2 Reduction Without Performance Compromise
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--- Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Toxic Exhaust Emissions & Improves Fossil Fuel Combustion & Economy
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--- Hydro steps up upstream repositioning efforts
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--- Sage Automotive Interiors Expands with Acquisition of Manufacturing Facility
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--- Study: Canadian Renewable Fuels Significantly Reduce GHGs
Ethanol reduces GHGs by 62%, Biodiesel by 99% more...
--- Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Material Is Best According to SAE Study
Sealing Compound Outperforms Competitive Materials in Study to Identify the Best Materials for Use in New Environmentally Friendly Automotive Air-Conditioning Refrigerant more...
--- 10th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2010
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--- Hybrid-Electric Supercar with Microturbine Technology Debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show Dec. 2-13
The Capstone microturbine is essentially an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine under the hood. more...
--- ELEKTROMOTIVE EXTENDS EUROPEAN RECHARGING NETWORK TO BELGIUM AND LUXEMBOURG
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--- ABDs Driverless Test System wins award
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--- China XD Plastics Chairman and CEO to Ring Opening Bell at NASDAQ Stock Market
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--- NFB Teams with Chevrolet and GM to Incorporate a Safe Sound Alert for Electric Vehicles and Hybrids
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--- Eaton Puts Range of Sustainable Products in Action on New Web Site
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