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Are Hybrid Auto Sales Losing their Charge?

Posted On September 11, 2014 | by AllenCaron

We have been watching the automobile industry lately and, amidst all the good news about sales growth, one perhaps surprising detail stands apart: hybrid cars haven’t been sharing all the good cheer. A study done by Edmunds.com, […]

Sales Freeze Thaws As Car Sales Warm Up

Posted On April 8, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Car sales had an unexpectedly good month in March after a winter sales freeze. The rebound even beat analysts’ expectations, with overall car sales rising 6 percent. Even GM saw an increase in sales of 4 percent […]

Electric Vehicle Production Set to Soar in 2014

Posted On February 25, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Forecasting company IHS Automotive expects electric vehicle production to surge 67% in 2014. Led by tightening European pollution standards in the second half of 2014, worldwide production is anticipated to hit 403,000 vehicles, up from 242,000 in […]

Railroad fans and environmental buffs alike are rejoicing this fall as NS 999, Norfolk Southern’s (NYSE:NSC) all-electric locomotive, hits the rails once more. Nicknamed the “green weenie,” this switcher locomotive was originally powered by more than 1,000 […]

Powering Up: Technology Investing in Trucking Batteries

Posted On September 24, 2013 | by AllenCaron

A new article at Rigzone by author Karen Boman outlines how Florence, KY-based ePower Engine Systems, LLC and Axion Power International Inc * (OTCMKTS:AXPW) have teamed up to produce an innovative system for powering Class 8 heavy […]

Could Growth in Car Sales Help the Automotive Aftermarket?

Posted On September 17, 2013 | by AllenCaron

Recent news that the US automotive market is recovering may be good news for aftermarket manufacturers. New car sales are returning to pre-slump levels, driven largely by consumer spending from older demographics who are purchasing new vehicles. […]

Anyone watching the still slow but improving progress of the electric car industry may have seen the Bloomberg Businessweek story on the “Tale of Two Electric Car Makers: Tesla Soars, Fisker Flops” (http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-05-08/a-tale-of-two-electric-car-makers-tesla-soars-fisker-flops). Tesla Motors not only […]


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