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Updated Contract with Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association Keeps IMIS in Indianapolis Indefinitely

Updated Contract with Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association Keeps IMIS in Indianapolis Indefinitely

INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2010: After substantial growth following the inaugural International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) last year in Indianapolis, officials from IMIS and the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association (ICVA) have announced an unprecedented agreement to keep the show in Indianapolis indefinitel ... Continue reading

Research Reveals Influence of Auto Shows on Vehicle Purchase Decisions

Research Reveals Influence of Auto Shows on Vehicle Purchase Decisions

ROCHESTER, Mich., Feb. 9 -- Foresight Research, a Rochester, Michigan-based market research firm specializing in automotive research, has spent more than five years compiling data for its proprietary "2010: Automotive Marketing Return On Investment" report. A detailed study on the effectiveness of auto shows was part o ... Continue reading

Siemens PLM Software's Technology Used by Almost All Automakers Participating in the Washington Auto Show

Siemens PLM Software's Technology Used by Almost All Automakers Participating in the Washington Auto Show

WASHINGTON & PLANO, Texas--Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that its technology enabled the development and manufacture of more than 90 percent of the vehicles that ... Continue reading

EV THINK Releases U.S. EV-Ready Cities Index

EV THINK Releases U.S. EV-Ready Cities Index

Four California Cities Top the List - Including Los Angeles and San Francisco WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 -- Today, electric vehicle company THINK released its first U.S. EV-Ready Cities Index. Topping the list was Los Angeles followed by San Francisco with Chicago and New York tied for third. The THINK EV-Ready Cities Index w ... Continue reading

Nexteer Automotive's Electric Power Steering System Featured in CODA All-Electric Car

Nexteer Automotive's Electric Power Steering System Featured in CODA All-Electric Car

SAGINAW, Mich., Jan. 28 -- Nexteer Automotive, the only tier one automotive supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, will supply its electric power steering (EPS) technology to the all-electric car from CODA Automotive due out in California in late 2010. Capable of trave ... Continue reading

Gladiator GarageWorks Revs Up Garage Organization with Giveaways at the 2010 Washington Auto Show

Gladiator GarageWorks Revs Up Garage Organization with Giveaways at the 2010 Washington Auto Show

Gladiator Brand Will Feature New Custom Chopper at the Show BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 28 -- As auto enthusiasts cruise into Washington D.C. for the annual auto show, Gladiator® GarageWorks will lift the hood on garage organization. Featured with Potomac Garage Solutions in booth WAS-ACC110, Gladiator brand will be sh ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Seeing the Big Picture

Electric Vehicles - Seeing the Big Picture

By Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx London January 28, 2010; The burgeoning electric vehicle EV industry cannot be understood by simply looking at cars. The complete market value is, and will remain, about double the market for cars. The leaders such as Toyota, Honda and Nissan make electric vehicles for many applic ... Continue reading

Nissan Leaf Electric Car Wins 2010 Green Car Vision Award - VIDEO ENHANCED

Nissan Leaf Electric Car Wins 2010 Green Car Vision Award - VIDEO ENHANCED

Electric Hatchback a Significant Step for Automaker, Green Car Journal Says WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 -- The Nissan Leaf battery electric car has been named Green Car Journal's 2010 Green Car Vision Award(TM) winner at The Washington Auto Show. The innovative Leaf is scheduled to go on sale later this year. Along with the Le ... Continue reading

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to Launch Electric Vehicle Trial

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to Launch Electric Vehicle Trial

ARLINGTON, Va.--GridPoint, Inc., an established leader in smart energy solutions, today announced that Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), a subsidiary of Constellation Energy , has launched a multiyear plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) demonstration project using GridPoint’s smart charging software. Wi ... Continue reading

ECOtality to Discuss New EV Technologies

ECOtality to Discuss New EV Technologies

PHOENIX & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--ECOtality, Inc. (OTCBB: ETLE), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, announced today that Don Karner, President of ECOtality’s wholly owned subsidiary, eTec (Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation), will participate in a panel discussion of new te ... Continue reading

ECOtality Unveils Its First Electric Vehicle Networked Software

ECOtality Unveils Its First Electric Vehicle Networked Software

PHOENIX--ECOtality, Inc. (OTCBB: ETLE), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, will provide a preview of its first generation of internet-based software for advanced electric vehicle charging. The software, developed by eTec (Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation), a wholly-owned ... Continue reading

Zero to 80 Percent in 15 Minutes: New Benchmark for EV Fast-Charging

Zero to 80 Percent in 15 Minutes: New Benchmark for EV Fast-Charging

THINK, AeroVironment to pursue projects to promote fast-charging infrastructure EnerDel to be exclusive battery supplier for THINK City in the U.S. WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 -- Electric vehicle manufacturer THINK today announced it will work with AeroVironment, Inc. (AV), a leading developer and supplier of electric vehicle ... Continue reading

AFS Trinity Sees Delaware as Possible Center of Next Generation Automaking

AFS Trinity Sees Delaware as Possible Center of Next Generation Automaking

Governor, other Delaware officials to drive two 150 mpg "Extreme Hybrid" Plug-in SUV prototypes DOVER, Del., Jan. 26 -- AFS Trinity Power Corporation today said it is studying Delaware as a potential site for the further development and assembly of its plug in hybrid electric vehicle the "Extreme Hybrid", and, starting ... Continue reading

New Clean Diesel Cars and Pick-Up Trucks in the Passing Lane of Advanced Technology SuperHighway at Washington Auto Show

New Clean Diesel Cars and Pick-Up Trucks in the Passing Lane of Advanced Technology SuperHighway at Washington Auto Show

WASHINGTON--Look for some of the latest clean diesel cars and pick-up trucks in the Advanced Technology SuperHighway display at the Washington, DC Auto Show, which runs January 27-31 at the Washington, DC convention center. The Diesel Technology Forum – an educational group representing diesel manufacturers, suppl ... Continue reading

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