Monthly Archives: December 2011

Weekly Hypermiling Tip #12: Keep up the pressure!

Your tyres are the only contact that your car has with the ground, however the number of clearly under inflated tyres I see on a daily basis still astonishes me. Not only do under inflated tyres decrease MPG by causing

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Toyota taking orders for the 83MPG Aqua hybrid in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp has officially opened the order books for its Aqua Hybrid in Japan. Toyota is currently the leading hybrid-vehicle manufacturer and is looking to build upon the success of the Prius with a smaller, more efficient variant of

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Honda EV-STER Concept gets the “Green” light for a production model

Hot from the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda has confirmed that its EV-STER Concept will spawn a full production version of the 2 seater. This mid engine rear wheel drive could be the firms replacement for its discontinues S2000 which proved to

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Ford Focus EV expected to be rated at 100MPGe

The production of the all new Ford Focus EV has has begun, hot on the media trail Ford is already stating that it expects the Focus to be rated at the equivalent 100 mpg (MPGe).   Like the Nissan Leaf,

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Toyota and BMW to join forces over green car technologies

BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation have announced today that the two car giants will enter a  mid-to-long-term collaboration on next-generation environment-friendly automotive technologies. Under the agreement they will partake in collaborative research in the field of next-generation lithium-ion battery

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