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Electric Vehicle

Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market 2014-2018 A hybrid electric vehicle combines two energy sources, one of which is mechanical (ICE) and the other electrical. The size of the gasoline engine in a hybrid electric vehicle is smaller than that in a traditional vehicle. The combination of the two power sources helps to achieve better fuel economy and performance. Hybrid electric vehicles use efficient technologies such as regenerative braking that charges the battery by converting kinetic energy...

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China : Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Charging Pile Market Research, Report, Trends, Size, Share And Forecast 2014

Prospect of China Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Charging Pile Market, 2014 Report Description The data issued by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers on July 9, 2014 show: in the first half year of 2014, China produced 20,692 new-energy automobiles and sold 20,477, up 2.3 times and 2.2 times over the same period of last year respectively, and the production and sales volume had exceeded the total volume of last year, in which the production and sales of pure electric vehicle was 12,185...

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Hybrid Electric Vehicles

13/07/2012 Hybrid cars are thought to be the vehicle of the future, with increasing emphasis being put on cutting carbon footprints and protecting the planet. Not long ago Hybrid cars were the preserve of the particularly eco-conscious, but they have now made their way into the mainstream. Most major motoring brands offer Hybrids with models like the Toyota Prius, the Honda CR-Z and the Lexus CT proving popular. They work by combining a fuel engine with electric batteries, which reclaims energy when the...

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Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Hybrid electric vehicles are one of the applications of hybrid technology in real modern life; in which it’s currently a high demand technology and is growing rapidly. Although hybrid vehicles weren’t the latest type of transportation technology to be discovered, since they appeared earlier than gasoline vehicles, because of the cost of research and technology they disappeared a prosperous century of gasoline vehicles began. Nowadays, when the world needs green transportation because of high fossil...

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Electric Vehicle and Hybrids

Introduction I. Attention Catcher: Talk about anticipating typical Thanksgiving food and what I will eat (maybe show a slide or photograph for watching). II. Listener Relevance Link: People are switching to hybrid cars more than getting an average vehicle. III. Speaker Credibility Statement: I have learned a lot about hybrids, since my best friend got one, and she and another friend was honored to help me give information on hybrids. IV. Thesis Statement: Living a vegetarian lifestyle is an important...

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Honda and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Honda and Hybrid Electric Vehicles Honda was founded in Hamamatsu, Japan, by Soichiro Honda in 1946 as the Honda Technical Research Institute. The company began as a developer of engines for bicycles, but by 1949 it had produced its first motorcycle, called the Dream. In 1959, Honda entered the U.S. automobile and motorcycle market by opening the American Honda Motor Company. A few years later, in 1963, Honda released its first sports car, the S500, in Japan. Honda Motor Co. Inc. grew rapidly...

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Electric Vehicles- Are They Really Green?

ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT         OPINION BRIEF Are electric cars actually bad for the environment? New research suggests that you have to drive an electric car a long, long way for it to be greener than a gas-guzzling vehicle POSTED ON JUNE 14, 2011, AT 10:30 AM A hybrid car is plugged into a charging station in San Francisco, Calif.: Electric cars may have bigger carbon footprints than their gas-guzzling competitors, according to a new study. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesSEE ALL...

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The Adoption of Electrically Powered Vehicles

The Adoption of Electrically Powered Vehicles in the U.S. Date: 08-31-2013 The non-internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles consists of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV), single-fuel all electric vehicles (EV), and fuel cell vehicles (FCV). Earlier attempts at non-ICE vehicles were faced with many challenges resulting in abandonment of research and development. General Motors (GM) discontinued the EV1 electric vehicle after investing about $1 billion in...

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The Advancement Of The Automotive Industry

Better: Electric or Hybrid? In today’s economy not everyone can afford fifty to a hundred dollars here and there, every week or two. In our constant innovation and search for developing better and more efficient ways has finally led us to options. New technology has helped us further advance the automotive industry, but hastily neglected the environment. In order to help out with the carelessness of the environment; automotative companies have began creating more powerful and proficient electric and...

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Electrical cars

Currently electric vehicles are slowing becoming popular with some already on show room floors. Furthermore, there are many enthusiasts and 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...

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