Forty hybrid sedans will replace traditional gasoline-powered vehicles in Verizon's local fleet.
Want to begin to be more environmentally friendly in 2008 but can't afford a hybrid car? Don't worry — there are plenty of ways to lessen your impact on the environment that don't come with such a daunting price tag, says Matt Malten, assistant vice chancellor for campus sustainability at Washington University in St. Louis. And they likely will even save you some money without cramping your carbon-creating lifestyle — much.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today on its website the 27 organizations to receive grants from the FY2007 Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program, who will receive a total of 160 million yen.
Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory's Transportation Technology R&D Center (TTRDC) will present 11 papers during the Electric Vehicle Symposium-23 that will be held in Anaheim, Calif., from Dec. 2-5.
Development of the first hybrid battery suitable for storing electricity from renewable energy sources such as solar and wind is now a step closer.
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology shows significant promise for hybrid and electric vehicle applications in terms of its comparatively high power and energy density, and ability to retain charge for extended periods. However, commercial challenges remain in terms of both cost and weight.