Essays Tagged: "Fuel efficiency"

Corporate Average Fuel Economy

real nice piece of work good!Corporate Average Fuel EconomyThe foreshadowed Market Failures of the mid 1970's gave way to Corporate Average Fuel Ec ... way to Corporate Average Fuel Economy, regulation which would call for new standards in automobile fuel efficiency. The market failures hinged on a number of outside variables which could have had a ... pump prices and b) forecasted resource expenditure before the year 2000.*** With Corporate Average Fuel Economy in place the market failures should be partially alleviated and pressures due to restri ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Title - SUV's: Are They Really Worth It? This is an argumentive essay favoring anti-suv ideals. It deals with fuel consumption and safety issues.

highways. SUV's are categorized by the government as light trucks, which are held to less stringent fuel-efficiency and safety standards than cars ("Fact Sheet"). They may have roomy interiors, rugged ... smaller cars. They have become an icon for American over indulgence. SUV's need drastic changes in fuel efficiency and safety standards before money conscious consumers should invest in them.Vehicles ...

(6 pages) 241 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Car Salesman

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dimensions of Quality.

e characteristic might be the time it takes to go from 0 to 60 mph. Another characteristic might be fuel efficiency. These can be measured.Some various dimensions of quality are as follows:- Performan ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Hybrid vs. Conventional Vehicles" It goes over the pros and cons of both conventional and Hybrid vehicles, as well as their effect on the economy.

s, between these two major forms of transportation, Hybrid electric vehicles (HEV's) have increased fuel efficiency, less energy loss and are much more environmentally friendly compared to traditional ... hicle with the electric battery and motor of an electric car. This combination results in twice the fuel economy of conventional vehicles, offers the extended range and rapid refueling which consumers ...

(4 pages) 169 0 3.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Feasibility Analysis of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

With fuel costs rising, alternative fuel vehicles are becoming exceedingly attractive to the consumer. Af ... ion that Lotus Car Rental Corporation should invest in the purchase of a small fleet of Alternative Fuel cars. Lotus Rental Car will reduce expenses, increase customer base, and have greater profits b ... al Car will reduce expenses, increase customer base, and have greater profits by adding alternative fuel vehicles to their fleet.New legislative policies are being created in the automotive industry c ...

(7 pages) 240 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Are Hybrids in the Fast Lane?

ut maintenance, and repair, as well as their safety. Another issue is how they perform versus their fuel-efficiency.How Manufacturers & Government are Addressing ConcernsThe government offers tax ... two or more sources of power. Most hybrids are powered by a combination of electricity, and another fuel source such as gasoline, diesel, or natural gas. The following are examples of existing and con ...

(11 pages) 169 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

SUVs : Are They Economical Or Not

over is whether SUVs are safe and whether they should be regulated like cars with regards to their fuel efficiency. The reason why this subject interests me is because just over a month ago I was in ... le breathe. They also emit much more pollution into the atmosphere due to the low Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) brought upon by the Department of Transportation. "The standards, adopted by Con ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business action plan - NREL

For the last couple of years our company has spent an outrageous amount of money on fuel. The increasing price of gas and the number of miles our vehicles travel each day is costing ou ... any a lot of money. With the new technology that is available using hybrids and new types of diesel fuels we could save our company money and help save our environment at the same time.One of our truc ... month at $900 per truck. Since we have 20 trucks in our fleet, we are spending $18,000 a month for fuel alone. By investing in hybrid or bio-diesel and practicing some good driving techniques we coul ...

(3 pages) 52 2 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Special For Athens Cafe

s Europe, well over $2 per gallon. Plus the government is trying to pass a new bill to increase the fuel economy standards by 50% by 2015.Also, lower gas mileage can add a surprising amount to your bi ... ue of some SUVs, mainly large ones with big engines (V8 +), can fluctuate as gas prices do and when fuel economy requirement standards are tightened for the US. But, if the gas mileage is bad, people ...

(6 pages) 419 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Airbus A380 SuperJumbo, a new era in passenger Transportion

and structure will be used on the A380-800F freighter. This common design approach sacrifices some fuel efficiency on the A380-800 passenger models, but Airbus estimates that the size of the airplane ... ose found on the A310 and A320 to improve aerodynamics and at the same time reduce drag and improve fuel efficiency.The fuselage on the A380 is made up of aluminum. Composite materials make up 25 perc ...

(6 pages) 84 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Marketing Manager - Marketing MIX; following a situation analysis.

ling Proposition line called 'Response' includes stylish uniquely distinctive features; its primary fuel source is ethanol petrol levels upto100% and a hybrid electric engine. It is designed as a styl ... tend to also clustered in and around the city and coastal areas in suburbs; where there is need for fuel efficient vehicles.PP has identified product opportunity in a fuel efficient vehicle will targe ...

(13 pages) 87 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Airline Industry Efficiency

ntrol commerce. Some ways that they are planning to accomplish this task is to cut back on flights, fuel consumption, and alternate sources of energy.Airlines plan to update their fleets with planes b ... sources of energy.Airlines plan to update their fleets with planes built for more fuel efficiency. Fuel accounts for thirty-five to forty-five percent of an airline’s budget. To lower that amoun ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

ECU / VCS

re complex with more rigid emission/higher performance standards and constant effort to gain higher fuel efficiency. Twenty years ago, control systems were mechanical (i.e., carburettor, distributor, ... l (i.e., carburettor, distributor, and breaker contact). Now, microcontroller-based systems control fuel injection and ignition. Since the control strategy for anengine depends strongly on the current ...

(7 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

The Six Stroke Engine

invention in the early 1800s, cars, trucks, airplanes, even boats now harness the power of ignited fuel to travel infinitely faster than ever previously thought possible. However the most commonly us ... ke engine runs hot by nature, and requires a cooling system. The added weight from a radiator hurts fuel efficiency, and therefore costs more money. The four-stroke is also responsible in large part f ...

(3 pages) 1588 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Motivation: Fuel for the Fire of Happiness

car with all the parts working perfectly; the car has the capabilities to go fast with the greatest fuel efficiency, but if there is not a driver and there are no keys in the ignition to start the car ...

(4 pages) 371 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Data Collection & Analysis Paper

had to be done about the current situation the team is facing, primarily due to the rising cost of fuel. The team considered several courses of action. "What do we want to achieve?" Should individual ... on. "What do we want to achieve?" Should individuals in Team B be concerned with the rising cost of fuel? Specifically, should individuals in Team B be concerned with the number of miles driven each d ...

(11 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Product Offering

OfferingThis paper is about a product offering. This paper will focus on the launch of the hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle for South Korea's Hyundai Motors. I will begin my launch in this paper an ... igh demand. It holds the potential to be a revolutionary vehicle especially because in the hydrogen fuel cell combined with electric market not a single car or company currently has a commanding advan ...

(5 pages) 83 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Sustainability Opportunities in Transportation

ncy and set specific standards that drivers must meet. Research has shown that approximately 35% of fuel consumed by semi-trucks is directly related to driver behavior (Whistler, 2011). Applicable dri ... nt must include maintaining the lowest reasonable cruise speeds because of its tremendous effect on fuel economy. Research suggests that each mph increase above 55 mph decreases fuel economy by 0.1 mp ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Snow

We need to rely less on Arab oil and fossil fuels in general, reduce carbon emissions, weatherproof our homes, drive cars that get better gas mi ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama