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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2019

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Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2019. (My In comparison, the change between 2008 and 2019 (from 4.59 million cars and light trucks sold in the United States in 2019 accounted for only 6.7% by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.

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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2017

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Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2017. In comparison, the change between 2008 and 2017 (from 4.59 million cars and light trucks sold in the United States in 2017 accounted for only 6.9% gallons per 100 miles to 5.09 total Btu).

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ORNL researchers use stop-light cameras to reduce fuel consumption of less-efficient vehicles via traffic management

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Approximately 6 billion gallons of fuel are wasted in the US each year as vehicles wait at stop lights or sit in dense traffic with engines idling, according to US Department of Energy estimates. In a real GRIDSMART system, they just send vehicle data to a controller, and it says, ‘I’ve got cars waiting, so it’s time to change the light.’

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Tesla vs Jaguar vs Audi battery pack comparison reveals stark differences

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And then light-weighting the entire vehicle,” Ben said. The post Tesla vs Jaguar vs Audi battery pack comparison reveals stark differences appeared first on TESLARATI. Munro added that the wiring in the I-Pace and e-tron were “not very well done” and said that wires could cause losses in electricity for vehicles.

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Cadillac Lyriq vs Ford Mach-E vs Tesla Model Y: Features, price, and tech comparison

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Below is a comparison of the Cadillac Lyriq, the Ford Mustang Mach-E (both in SR and ER variants), and the Tesla Model Y Long Range Dual Motor AWD. . In comparison, the Mach-E has a length of 186.0 The post Cadillac Lyriq vs Ford Mach-E vs Tesla Model Y: Features, price, and tech comparison appeared first on TESLARATI.

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EU-funded project develops diesel engine for light helicopters

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EU-funded scientists developed a novel 320 kW (429 hp) diesel engine for light helicopters as an alternative to conventional turboshaft engines. The EU-funded project “Diesel engine matching the ideal light platform of the helicopter” ( DELILAH ) developed a lightweight, high-power diesel engine that can also operate on biofuel.

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Rice study finds Houston intersections with traffic lights 9x more likely to see fatal pedestrian- and bicyclist-automobile crashes

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A new report from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research has found that intersections with traffic lights in Houston are nine times more likely to see fatal car crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists than expected by chance. In comparison, intersections with stop signs were only 1.48 Local colocation.

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