UQM Technologies has been awarded a contract from Eaton Corporation under a U.S. Department of Energy contract to develop hybrid propulsion components for trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles. UQM will be developing the motor and controller while Eaton will be developing a highly integrated hybrid electric propulsion system. Eaton will be readying these vehicles for the 2007 emissions standards. Hybrid propulsion systems usually have a smaller engine. For more information go to www.uqm.com or www.eaton.com.
The rear window on Ford's Lightweight Concept vehicle, based on the Fusion model, is made with a material combination devised by SABIC that saves 35% of the weight. The car's overall weight is 25% lighter than a standard production 2013 Fusion.
Major global metropolitan areas are implementing a vast number of technology, energy, transportation, and Internet projects to make the metropolis a friendlier, greener, safer, and more sustainable place to be.
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