Coca-Cola’s familiar service vans are getting a makeover just in time for the New Year. Coca-Cola is converting all of its newly purchased 2014 Chevrolet Express service vans into fuel-efficient hybrid-electric vehicles using XL Hybrids’ innovative powertrain technology. The updated vans will be traversing roads across the country by year’s end.
The total global gross value market for electric vehicles will reach US$334 Billion within the decade, from a current value of US$69 Billion, forecast analysts IDTechEx. This will primarily consist of large or very heavy duty vehicles, neither of which is primarily bought on up-front price. These military, industrial and commercial vehicles are evenly split between on-road and off-road types, but with a multi-billion dollar marine sector coming up fast.
When hybrid vehicles were first released, consumers weren't as receptive to adopting the fuel saving technology as manufacturers originally hoped. While the vehicles offered superior efficiency, their lack of power didn't exactly make them fun to drive. That fact soon changed once Honda unleashed their CR-Z back in 2010. The two-passenger hatchback was unlike any hybrid on the market, which in and of itself, helped the hybrid to succeed against comparable competitors.
A Penn State-led team has won a $3 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for applied battery research.
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Hybrid, Electric Vehicle and Fuel-Cell Report Package
Bharat Book Bureau presents Industrial & Commercial Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Players
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Manned Electric Aircraft 2013-2023: Trends, Projects, Forecasts" report to their offering.
As Ford’s share of the U.S. electrified vehicle market has quadrupled in the past year, the company is announcing improvements to the on-road fuel economy performance of its hybrid vehicles, hiring new engineers, and expanding its research facilities for expected continued growth.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial & Commercial Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Players" report to their offering.
Americas Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) and the American Gas Association (AGA) today unveiled the Add Natural Gas campaign involving six dual fuel demonstration vehicles at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. The six Vehicles demonstrate that technology available now can power a diverse slate of vehicles with abundant, domestic natural gas, without compromising the vehicles’ performance.