"New Cars Vs Old Cars" Essays and Research Papers

  • New Cars Vs Old Cars

    My legal and fiscal responsibilities when buying a car The legal and fiscal responsibilities of buying a car Hook My generation ( Gen Y) are known as the global generation, culturally diverse; we have mobile careers , we are travellers and basically we don’t like being tied down to long term commitments. So I am not overly excited at the prospects of buying a car. They cost a lot, I could use that money to pay off my HECS debt or go overseas with this money. Besides anything else...

    Automobile, Consumer protection, Insurance 1459  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cars

    End Notes KPMG and CAR (2012). Self-Driving Cars: The Next Revolution. Ann Arbor, MI. Economist Technology Quarterly (2012). Inside Story: Look, No Hands. September 1 issue: 17-19. Grau, Alan (2012). President, Icon Labs. Telephone Interview, October 12. Hickey, Jason (2012). Vice President, Vínsula. Telephone interview, October 11. 1 Center for Information and Society (2012). Automated Driving: Legislative and Regulatory Action. 2 Stanford, CA. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

    American Automobile Association, Automobile, Carlos Ghosn 434  Words | 3  Pages

  • Muscle Cars: Vintage vs New

    here to tell why the modern muscle car is a much better product than the vintage muscle car. I will show this in 7 ways: engine and horsepower, fuel system, ignition system, fuel economy, safety features, transmission and brakes. The 6 vehicles I will be comparing are a 1970 Dodge Challenger to a 2008 Dodge Challenger, a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 to a 2009 Ford Mustang GT, and a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS to a 2009 Chevrolet Camaro. The modern muscle cars have better engines and more horsepower...

    AMC Javelin, Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger 906  Words | 3  Pages

  • cars or no cars?

    Cars or No Cars? Imagine staying on a huge campus like Mississippi State without any transportation. From personal experience, it is very inconvenient and depressing. Many campuses across the United States do not allow freshmen to have cars their first year. Whether or not freshman should have cars their first year in college is a debatable topic around the world and in my household. Some critics think they should and some think they should not. Many people think students should...

    Automobile, Campus, College 1180  Words | 3  Pages

  • Used Car

    Cars once considered a luxury is now a necessity. The reasons for these drastic changes are two, 1. The residential areas have spread far and wide making cars indispensable. 2. Money at disposal and boom everywhere has made the purchase of cars possible by one and all. The Public transport system played both by the Government and private sector suffers serious drawbacks such as heavy crowd, negligent and rash driving undue consumption of time and unreliable operations. These are now...

    Automobile industry in India, Automotive industry, Automotive industry by country 1231  Words | 3  Pages

  • Domestic vs Import Cars

    Domestic Vs Import Car Performance This topic of discussion has frustrated many car enthusiasts over the years as the market for automobiles becomes even more cluttered with dozens of different makers. The general categories are that of domestic automobiles, which are those made by companies owned and operated by the USA, and imports, which is broken up into Japanese, Korean, and European cars. Many people ask the question of which nationality makes the more quality car, but this discussion...

    Audi, Automobile, Chevrolet 1602  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cars vs. Motorcycles

    in a car is an excellent way to go. Cars have been evolving for thousands of years with safety, comfort and style in mind. Given the information above alone makes riding in a car better than riding a motorcycle because a car is safer, quieter, and more comfortable than a motorcycle. Statistics show that 84 of drivers drive a car rather than a motorcycle. There are many features in cars that make them safe. Some of these features would be that they are made of metal. The metal that the car is made...

    Automobile, Gottlieb Daimler, Internal combustion engine 1324  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Car vs. Public Transportation

    60B 3 December 2010 A Car vs. Public Transportation When it comes to saving some money during this economic downturn, what do people prefer to use for going to work or anywhere in particular. Many people prefer using public transportation over driving your own car. No doubt, driving your own vehicle gives you some kind of flexibility in timings, yet it is not hazard free. Travel by public transport is hassles free and you no need to worry even where to park your car. Every mode of transport...

    Automobile, Public transport, Sustainable transport 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tax and Old Cars

    explain you some points that will help you while you do your activity. You mentioned that your hobby is restoring old cars. Buying them from auctions, repair them and then you sell them back to auctions with good profits. Your friend was right when he told you to register as self employed. Your hobby activity can be considered as a type of badges of trade called "the nature of asset". The cars are assets that can be turned to advantage by a sale. Also there is a badge of trade called "Frequency Transaction"...

    Consumption tax, Flat tax, Income tax 912  Words | 3  Pages

  • New or Used Car

    New or Used Car Everyone loves the idea of getting a brand new sports car. Just the thought of having that candy apple red Mustang GT makes me feels the happiness of children running free in a candy store. Still as amazing as it would be to go out and buy that dream car right now, buying a new car is a big financial decision that can be a little hard to make. What about buying a new “used” car instead? When deciding whether or not to buy a used or new car its best to know and research the important...

    2000s music groups, 2006 albums, Automobile 1059  Words | 3  Pages

  • New Car Purchase

    Consumer Problem-solving activity New Car Purchase The worldwide annual sales of new motor vehicles for 2012 are 759,024 units for passenger cars and 957,779 units for trucks. The average price of a vehicle was $30,748 in 2012. This indicates that the automobile industry is a significant market in our economy. The auto industry involve in consideration the consumer behaviors in purchasing new car which must be taken in order to achieve the purpose of successful business, which is for the industry...

    Automobile, Automotive industry, Diesel engine 919  Words | 4  Pages

  • Electrical Cars vs. Gas Powered Cars

    Completely to Electric Cars? Everyday gas powered cars destroy the environment and the people that drive these gas guzzlers pay a ton of money to use them. Many people think that gas powered cars are better than electric cars, but they do not know the real truth. After you read this paper you will understand why electric cars are better for yourself and the environment; you might even have to buy one! There are many credible sources that prove the benefits of having an electric car and describe the differences...

    Atmosphere, Carbon, Electric car 1275  Words | 3  Pages

  • Infiniti car

    Luxury car is a vehicle that provides luxury where it means by a higher quality equipment with better performance, it’s provide: a good quality, comfort, higher design, the technologically innovative modern, and not only that but the luxury car have a features that convey an image, brand or status. Luxury car is already around the world and in the Australia as well. The sales of the Australia was rise like in one of article in Australia : Sydney Morning Herald that talk about the sales car in Australia...

    BMW, Focus group, Infiniti 1590  Words | 7  Pages

  • electric cars

    Electric cars vs the gas oh line cars In the next ten years what the average American drives will be very different than today. Electric cars may phase out gasoline (Gasoline is also known as petrol) in the next couple of decade. Electric cars produce no tailpipe emissions and are much cheaper to fill up than the more common gasoline vehicles. Switching to electric cars will have more benefits than drawbacks in comparison to other fuels such as petrol and diesel. In order to switch to electric...

    Automobile, Battery electric vehicle, Diesel engine 1562  Words | 5  Pages

  • Parking and New Car

    study) French at university. 4. He _________________ (travel) through the Middle East last year. 5. _________________ (they / visit) the Louvre in Paris? 6. She _________________ (not / watch) TV yesterday. 7. We _________________ (buy) a new car last weekend. 8. Where _________________ (you / teach) before you came here? 9. He _________________ (not / think) that he was right. 10. I _________________ (cook) steak last night. 11. _________________ (Lucy / read) ‘War and Peace’ at school...

    Digraph, Parking 1362  Words | 6  Pages

  • History of Cars

    vehicle accident in 1770. He crashed his second invention of the steam-powered tricycle, which could carry 4 passengers. In 1789, the American Oliver Evans was granted the first US patent for a steam-powered land vehicle thus introduced America to a new mode of transportation. In 1807, another breakthrough was brought about. A Swiss man named Francois Isaac de Rivaz invented the internal combustion engine that used a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen for fuel. Because he only invented the engine, Rivaz...

    Automobile, Diesel engine, Electric vehicle 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • New Car Purchase

    Consumer Problem-solving activity: New car purchase Problem Recognition Problem recognition is comparing a person’s ideal situation against actual. Recently, my family has been considering whether our current car is meeting the needs of our family of 5. The kids are getting older and are involved in sports and music that require more transportation space for sports gear, musical instruments and the need for more “elbow” space. We would like to go on road trips for family vacations and visit...

    Badge engineering, Car and Driver Ten Best, Chrysler K platform 690  Words | 3  Pages

  • history of cars

    Without cars there would be no need for roads as we know them today. There would be no hotels because people wouldn’t be traveling as far as they can today, and we wouldn’t have a scape goat for global warming. The invention and improvement of the automobile has shaped America’s society to be as we know it today. Over the years cars have improved and changed. Some ideas were thrown away and others grew into common household possessions. It all started with the invention of the steam car in the...

    Automobile, Diesel engine, Electric vehicle 1310  Words | 4  Pages

  • Electric Cars

    Electric Car has a history but is there a future in the UK or will there be a better option? The invention of the first Electric Car was in 1830 but was not perfected until the creation of rechargeable batteries in 1859. By 1912 50 companies were producing 34,000 electric cars. Once the development of the electric starting motor occurred and the price of fuel was cheap then the electric cars industry vanished. The oil crisis in the 1970’s caused some re-emergence of electric cars but the high...

    Automobile, Charging station, Chevrolet Volt 2269  Words | 7  Pages

  • Cars Essay

    Sabrina Turner October 27, 2010 ENG, 025 Essay 3 Rough Draft CHEVY VS. FORD Ford cars are pretty good cars, although they are innovative and surprising at times, they are a little mariachi. According to the book Chevy Stoked Cars, “Ford associations with speed were information, cruise control, power windows and locks and a tilt and telescope steering column. When push comes to shove Fords might seem to be the best decision for those looking...

    Automobile, Chevrolet, Ford Focus 653  Words | 4  Pages

  • Smart Car

    A SMART car had initially been introduced due to the fact that the European car manufacturers raised a concern regarding the increasing levels of pollution and congestion in city centers which could possibly lead to an eventual ban of conventional cars in city centers imposed by the government. SMART has provided a new perception of mobility where potential buyers were to encounter the “uninterrupted mobility solution”, referred as smartmove. Smart The basic idea is that Smart cars are designed...

    Automobile, Daimler AG, Daimler-Benz 1593  Words | 5  Pages

  • Google Car

    Google Car: In the paper, the point of view will be Google’s. Questions that will be answered in the paper including but not limited to the economical and technical viability for Google to produce Google car in a large scale, reasons that Google will succeed or fail, the best strategy for Google to adopt. For the industry analysis, Porter’s five forces (Appendix 1) will be used to explore the environment of the automobile industry and if Google will be able to enter the industry and produce automobiles...

    Automotive industry, Chevrolet, Ford Motor Company 1077  Words | 3  Pages

  • buying a car

    Buying a Car: What to Know before You start the process Know the Invoice Price. Invoice price is what the dealer pays the manufacturer for the car; the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP, or “sticker price”). Knowing the invoice price of your car will tell the dealer that you mean business and expect a good deal. Don’t walk into the dealership without this information. Check the Manufacturer’s Website for Rebates. Many buyers will qualify for multiple rebates, some of which may not even...

    Credit history, Credit rating, Credit score 918  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hybrid Cars

    BUY A HYBRID, SAVE THE PLANET Topic: Hybrid Cars General Purpose: To orally present information by sharing, defining, or explaining. Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that hybrid vehicles are an environmentally sensitive and affordable for almost anyone. Central Idea: Hybrid cars have several advantages over conventional cars. Introduction I. Here is an alarming statistic: According to the website GreenerCars.com, the United States is the world’s largest emitter of carbon...

    Automobile, Carbon dioxide, Emission standard 1500  Words | 6  Pages

  • Small Cars: New Paradigm Shift?

    Small Cars: New Paradigm Shift? Our country has long had an obsession with the automobile. The designs of the sixties and seventies remain fond memories that still dominate our garages and car shows today. Nobody can be anybody without owning a car in today’s culture. It is a status symbol. Our society equates bigger with better. The bigger and more expensive the car you own, the higher your status must be. Everywhere you go there are Escalades and Navigators. They are America, writ large and thirsty...

    Automobile, North America, Paradigm shift 1286  Words | 4  Pages

  • Riding a Bike vs Driving a Car

    children. They pray for a new bicycle for Christmas and the day hits them like homework on a school night, that they most likely forgot about. Many have the audacity to try to learn without training wheels, but usually fail. Over time they start to realize there are bigger and better things in life such as learning how to drive a car. They constantly beg their parents to let them practice driving or to get their hands on a pair of new car keys. Both learning how to drive a car and learning how to ride...

    Automobile, Bicycle, Brake 1096  Words | 3  Pages

  • Motorcycle and Car

    ------------------------------------------------- Motorcycles are Safer than Cars Everyone knows that in a crash motorcycle riders usually come off worse than car drivers. Riders avoid some problems, like being trapped in a burning or sinking car, but in general an accident that dents a car can put a motorcyclist in hospital. However motorcycle fear is often based on rumor or reports, not actual experience. It is guilt by association. Guilt by Association A friend once told me she didn’t like...

    Accident, Automobile, Gottlieb Daimler 1687  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Car Salesman

    THE CAR SALESMAN It's hot, Too damn hot to be in this cheep suit, he thinks to himself as he leans against the large glass window, pulling out another Marlboro Red. Its Saturday, a day that usually means a lot of potential buyers. But in Charleston, SC, in mid July, it just means the hottest day of the year. Adam puts the smoke between his lips and looks through the window inside the dealership at the brand new Camaro. Wishing he could afford one he thinks about the engagement ring hidden under...

    A Good Thing, Automobile 1736  Words | 5  Pages

  • Car Essay

    Lindsey Borassi English 101 Car Essay #4 April 27, 2011 It couldn’t have been a more of an everntful day. My father was working at Friendly Honda on Route 44 at the time, therefore he recived a low price on the "hoopty". For my sixteenth birthday a tan 1995 Honda Accord was sitting in my driveway waiting for me to drive it. Though it was slightly rusted over the right rear tire, I was grateful to even have a car to call my own at the age of Sixteen. I was even more grateful when I found out...

    Acura TL, Automobile, Brake 920  Words | 3  Pages

  • Old vs New Imperialism

    OLD IMPERIALISM VS. NEW IMPERIALISM DIFFERENCES |Categories |Old Imperialism |New Imperialism | | |1450-1650 |1870-1914 | |Economic Causes |“God, Glory, and Gold” |Cheap, certain raw materials—metals, ...

    Africa, British Empire, Colonialism 613  Words | 6  Pages

  • driverless cars

    Driverless Cars The future is here, and most people need to be alerted to any changes. Every day people realize that something new has been innovated; therefore, people try to go for of the latest innovations. Nowadays, computers have been implemented in new cars. For example, Audi with an automatic parking system, Ford with its systems of hands-free calling and hands-free tailgate, and many other similar cars have brought new innovations to the automobile market. The reality is that in the near...

    Automobile, DARPA, DARPA Grand Challenge 1064  Words | 3  Pages

  • Driverless Car

    Driverless Car Introduction Have you ever wanted your life to become easier than it already is? Isn’t it always tiring driving a car which is a waste of energy and effort? Well the solution is simple. The latest technology involving the new driverless car will evolve the meaning of driving, allowing easier travel to places. A driverless car is an automated vehicle capable of fulfilling the main transportation capabilities of a traditional car. Another commonly used name for a driverless car is autonomous...

    Automobile, Autonomous robot, Driverless car 519  Words | 2  Pages

  • Muscle cars

    101 The Rise of Muscle Cars The muscle car had a huge impact on Americans in the 1960’s and the 1970’s, still today these V-8 muscle machines with three hundred horsepower under the hood are everywhere you look. These automobiles have made it to become a culture that many people enjoy and have it as a hobby. Muscle cars have attracted a lot of attention from a widespread of many different sources from Magazines to movies even T.V shows. Today a muscle car that has been totally restored...

    Automobile, Drag racing, Muscle car 734  Words | 3  Pages

  • hybrid car

    A hybrid car definition: The word hybrid is usually applied to plants and animals which have been cross-bred between species to produce something new. A hybrid car is a passenger vehicle that is driven by a hybrid engine, which can run on two or more fuel sources. In other word, Hybrid cars are primarily gas powered cars with electrical motor assist Why hybrid car? : Here are the reasons why you should choose a hybrid car instead of normal car: 1. Hybrid cars are environment friendly...

    Autogas, Automobile, Battery electric vehicle 860  Words | 2  Pages

  • Smart Car

    INDUSTRY Classification and definition of the industry The relevant industry for Smart Car is worldwide automakers because the target audience will be cost-conscious Americans. In 1999, the American car market was filled with many foreign imports that directly competed against and in some instances beat American domestic car producers. Analysis of existing competitors Today there are other low cost automobile manufacturers marketing to the United States. None, however, produce anything...

    Automobile, Automotive industry, Chrysler 1566  Words | 5  Pages

  • electric cars

     Contents Science behind electric cars Arguments for Arguments against Comparing evidence Conclusion Reference/Bibliography Introduction Efficient engines and catalytic converters: Engineers are continually working on improving the efficiency of car engines. A more efficient engine means that a car will burn less fuel to travel the same distance reducing pollutants. This is good for car owners too because they do not need to buy so much fuel. Even a very efficient...

    Automobile, Battery electric vehicle, Carbon dioxide 2284  Words | 7  Pages

  • Car Seats

    Importance of car seats After finding out that I was going to be a mother, a wave of emotions came over me. Like many others who have been in this position, after you have a baby everything changes. You are no longer your main concern, it is all about your child, and you have to be the most self-less person. My son’s safety is more important to me than anything else and this is why I am looking at the product of a car seat. A person can never know “too much” when it comes to proper car seat selection...

    Automobile safety, Car seat, Child 1143  Words | 3  Pages

  • driverless cars

    driverless cars, and they are being tested in California. Out of all the test drives, the driverless car has done, it only crashed once and that was when a human was driving it. Driverless cars will outgrow regular cars, but are people willing to their freedom taken away? Google’s robo-car initializes the end of driving and a new stage of technology. The big problem is if people are ready for this change. There are many controversial factors that make people doubt about the new car. This will...

    Automobile, Driverless car, Driving 2766  Words | 7  Pages

  • Hybrid Cars

    report explains how advantageous a hybrid car is and why conventional car should be replaced by hybrid car. Hybrid car is getting more popular and marketable because of its advantages. In essence, the report touches on the benefits of owning a hybrid car and some possible effects. The problems that arisen are environmental problems which catch the whole world’s attention, the prices and fuel are hiking up and the fuels are limited in supply. Therefore, hybrid cars are here to help people to overcome the...

    Battery electric vehicle, Electric vehicle, Flexible-fuel vehicle 2810  Words | 6  Pages

  • hybrid car

    SPEECH OUTLINE Title: HYBRID CAR INTRODUCTION Attention Getting Opener 1. Show Video Clip 2. Introduce myself Greeting Assalamualaikum and very good morning to my lecturer sir Md Shaiful Anuar bin Wagiman, friends and my fellow audience. Preview My topic will be according my three main points, that is: i. Advantage of using hybrid car ii. Disadvantage of hybrid car iii. Benefits of driving a hybrid car Transition 1: Ladies and gentlemen, I will start with my first...

    Automobile, Electric motor, Electric vehicle 736  Words | 4  Pages

  • Car Racing

    Racing, one of the most popular sports in the world, have races run with wide coverage on television - before millions of fans. It tests the skills of the drivers, the speed capabilities of the vehicles, and the endurance of both. The first racing cars were motorized versions of horse-drawn carriages and wagons. The first race was a reliability demonstration from Chicago to Waukegan, Illinois, in November 1895, while the first American oval-track race, held at the Rhode Island State Fairgrounds in...

    Auto racing, Formula One, Indianapolis 500 945  Words | 3  Pages

  • Car and Bicycle

    Hertin, Minna ENG 101-1 October 17, 2013 Car vs. Bicycle Have you decided about which transportation you want to ride on? In the world, the climate is getting warmer than before. People should decide which transportation they should get it. People now days know that the fossil fuel and burning gas can make the world to get warmer. We, the people know that the ozone layer. We know that burning fossil fuel can destroy the ozone layer. If the ozone layer destroys, the world will get warmer and...

    Automobile, Bicycle, Cycling 1052  Words | 3  Pages

  • Car Industry

    Car Industry Porters 5 Force Porter (1980) illustrates in this analytical tool 5 variables that determine the attractiveness of an industry for organisations in terms of profitability in their immediate environment. Using the forces in this model we can analyse how attractive the global car industry is to enter, the 5 forces are as follows. The threat of potential new entrants High barriers to entry is one of the determinants of whether a firm can enter into the industry or not, the...

    Automotive industry, Chevrolet, Fiat 2408  Words | 7  Pages

  • Muscle Cars

    Muscle Cars Introduction: How it all started from the beginning. The late 1900’s muscle cars and the great spike in 1900 muscle cars. I. Why are they so expensive? A. They have gone extinct B. They aren’t sold now in days C. There’s only a hand full of them left in the world II. How much would one cost to restore a 1900’s muscle car? A. Depends on how bad the car looks B. The model of the car C. If the parts of the car expensive to find III. Why do some late 1900’s muscle cars cost...

    Automobile, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Camaro 1871  Words | 5  Pages

  • Small Car in the City

    Small car in the city Small car in the city A city car is a small car , who intended for use primarily in the city. They have one or two in their line-up. In Japan, small cars are called K-CAR. K-cars have to be less than 3.4m long and 1.48m wide, while the engines can be no bigger than 660cc and develop less than 64bhp. Market potential JAPON Because of saving energy and protecting environment,more and...

    Automobile, Automotive industry, Corporate Average Fuel Economy 1086  Words | 4  Pages

  • Car Eu

    Car Price Differentials in the European Union Submitted By: ‘Group 4’ Jan1, 1993: The single European act became law among member states of EU Goal: To remove barriers to cross border trade & investment within confines of EU Benefits: Increased competition & corresponding reduction in prices Jan1, 1999: EU’s member states adopted Euro as common currency Benefits: Would make it easy for the European consumers to compare prices across nations leading to harmonization of prices within Euro...

    Denmark, Europe, European Economic Area 604  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cars Essay

    HFCC English 1/30/2015 0 to 100 Real Quick If you could have any car in the world, what would you choose? Some might say a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T, or a 2002 R34 Skyline GT-R, or perhaps a 2015 BMW M5. There are so many varieties of automobiles, from sports to luxury. Today’s cars, compared to the first ones sold, are very complex and have astonishing features. From the very first car productions around 1910, to sportier cars in the 1950’s, to today’s speedy and beautiful automobiles, the evolution...

    Automobile, Dearborn, Michigan, Diesel engine 900  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mr. Boone vs. Zoom Car Company

    Mr. Daniel Boone purchased a vehicle from Zoom Car Company with a compass on the dashboard for easy navigation. Unfortunately, the compass was faulty and led Mr. Boone to a high crime area where he was dragged from his car and severely beaten. Who should be responsible for Mr. Boone’s medical bills? Did Zoom Car Company know the equipment was faulty and kept the information from the purchaser? Did Corrigan Rulers Compasses and Slide Rules, Inc. know there was an issue with the product? If so...

    Alaska Purchase, Automobile, Common sense 1068  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hybrid Cars

    Americans today do not realize that hybrid cars are not cost efficient to buy. This is caused by many factors, many having to do with price of production and gas prices. The cost of production for many hybrid cars is too high causing the car to be to expensive for consumers to buy. They end up paying so much more for a car that promises to save them money. These cars turn end up not fulfilling that promise and leaving people short on cash. It is true that a hybrid car will save money at the pump, but not...

    Honda, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Hybrid 2784  Words | 6  Pages

  • car jack design proposal

    and background will explain about background of project, objectives, problem statement, scope of project. i. Project Title Car Jack with pneumatic system. ii. Abstract The students design a new model car jack with pneumatic system. Pneumatic system is a power transmission system that uses the force of flowing gases to transmit power. A problem statement about car jack is a lot of people need an ergonomics design to reduce musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal disorders can affect the...

    Automobile, Design for X, Ergonomics 1439  Words | 5  Pages

  • Driverless Car

    Google driverless car became the first licensed autonomous car. Three years since they began research, Google’s investment in this project has proven fruitful as this technology has become possible. This advancement shows great development and progress to General Motors’ Futurama exhibit from the 1939 World’s Fair. Designed by Norman Bel Geddes, it depicted electric cars powered by circuits embedded in the roadway and controlled by radio [ (O'Toole, Dude, Where's My Driverless Car?, 2009) ]. A...

    Carnegie Mellon University, DARPA Grand Challenge, Driverless car 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Solar Car

     Solar powered cars have been said to be the future of renewable transportation and that they are supposed to be economically efficient and environmentally friendly. Though it may sound like pure science fiction, there is development happening around world that is bringing that notion into reality. As I researched thoroughly to create my conceptual model for solar cars, I asked myself this: Are solar vehicles even practical for the U.S.? Solar energy is the most abundant energy resource...

    Photovoltaics, Solar cell, Solar power 927  Words | 3  Pages

  • Electrical cars

    groups that have really been pushing their use. Tough these cars do not share the same performance qualities of some gas-powered cars; the current technology has been rapidly catching up. Hybrid vehicles have offered in some ways the best of both worlds. The cars are environmentally friendly yet offer the power and distance capabilities of other cars on the market. Furthermore, there have been many ways of supplying electricity to the cars including home-rechargeable batteries and hydrogen power. Electric...

    Air pollution, Automobile, Electric vehicle 1341  Words | 4  Pages

  • lotus car rental

     Lotus Car Rental COMM/215 Diana Ferrell Lotus Car Rental The Lotus Rental Car company is the world’s leading company in a multimillion dollar industry and can take this great opportunity to provide the consumer with alternative options in vehicles by adding alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet in Los Angeles, California, it would be a good move for this company because alternative vehicles like hybrids offer a less contaminated environment, better fuel economy, and the best in its...

    Alternative propulsion, Automobile, Electric car 2131  Words | 6  Pages

  • Solar Cars

    ‘ Golden rays ready to replace Black Gold’. {draw:a} Student no: 12311461. *Course: Entrepreneurship* (LB5207). Topic: Solar cars- Golden rays ready to replace Black Gold. With the fuel crisis seen in the last decade and the current gasoline prices at an all time high there was need for a renewable source of energy that was more affordable and eco-friendly. Solar energy was the perfect answer. Almost all energy on Earth comes from the sun. The Solar technology aims at converting...

    Alternative energy, Fossil fuel, Peak oil 1154  Words | 4  Pages

  • Smart Car

    ' Case 10-2) 1 The Smart Car In 1991, Nicolas Hayek, chairman of Swatch, announced an agreement with Volkswagen to develop a battery-powered "Swatch car." At the time, Hayek said his goal was to build "an ecologically inoffensive, highquality city car for two people" that would sell for about $6,400. The Swatchmobile concept was based on Hayek's conviction that consumers become emotionally attached to cars just as they do to watches. Like the Swatch, the Swatchmobile (officially named...

    Automobile, Daimler AG, Japan 1288  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hybrid Cars

    Microeconomics Final Project-Hybrid Cars Product: The #1 selling hybrid is the Toyota Prius Hybrid. Toyota is already on its third generation of the Prius. The gas/electric Prius hybrid retains its lock on this category for the fifth straight year. Despite lots of new hybrid models, the Toyota Prius' 44 mpg (overall) is still the best in any five-passenger car. The interior is roomy and versatile, and the Prius has proven to be very reliable. Other Hybrid cars include the Honda Insight Hybrid...

    General Motors, Honda, Honda Civic Hybrid 2153  Words | 7  Pages

  • hybrid car

    How Hybrid Cars Work   A hybrid car is a passenger vehicle that is driven by a hybrid engine, which is any engine that combines two or more sources of power, generally gasoline and electricity. There are two types of gasoline-electric hybrid cars; the parallel hybrid, and the series hybrid. Both use gasoline-electric hybrid technology, but in radically different ways.   In a parallel hybrid car, a gasoline engine and an electric motor work together to move the car forward, while in a series...

    Alternative fuel, Automobile, Battery electric vehicle 843  Words | 2  Pages

  • Car Clean

    OZ Car Clean Pty Ltd It is a full-service car wash facility located in St Leonard’s (just off the Pacific Highway). The principal owners, Geoff and Sandy (husband and wife team) are also the full-time managers. They have vast experience in the management of finances, personnel, and equipment. Geoff was previously a Car Wash Facility Manager in Brisbane for two years, before starting OZ Car Clean Pty Ltd in August of 2005. Business was slow to begin (for the first year or so), but then many regular...

    Advertising, Automobile, Car wash 1024  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hybrid Cars

    Haisu Zhang Marketing Research: Green Marketing Are Hybrid Cars Worth The Money? By Josh Nottingham Tyler Alberson Lei Ye James Chimitt Introduction: Over the course of the past few decades, Hybrid cars have slowly been multiplying on the road. General Motors sold 11,000 Chevrolet Volts in 2010 and are expecting that number to rise to 70,000 by next year (J.D. Power and Associates, 2012). The total percentage of Hybrid cars that cruise the road only makes up 3% of the entire automobile...

    Automobile, Battery electric vehicle, Electric vehicle 721  Words | 3  Pages

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