Essays Tagged: "gas mileage"

How Hybrid Cars Work

How Hybrid Cars Workby Karim NiceHave you pulled your car up to the gas pump lately and been shocked by the high price of gasoline? As the pump clicked past $20 or $30, ... miles per gallon than the standard automobile? And does it pollute less just because it gets better gas mileage? We'll help you understand how this amazing technology works. We'll show you what is goi ... r example, a mo-ped (a motorized pedal bike) is a type of hybrid because it combines the power of a gasoline engine with the pedal power of its rider. Hybrid vehicles are all around us. Most of the lo ...

(18 pages) 310 1 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Battle of the Beasts: What is the Best Truck on the Road

ronmental safety, and how economical the vehicle is. All three of these vehicles get similar gas mileage. The Chevrolet Silverado runs about fifteen miles per gallon on city streets, and about ... do is environmentally the best half-ton pick-up on the road. It puts out about 11.1 tons greenhouse gas annually. Ford F-150 puts out about 11.5 tons, and the Dodge Ram puts out 12.6 tons of greenhous ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Before You Say "I Do"

If a person were in the market for a new car he would do research and find out which car had better gas mileage. He would study safety reports to determine which car would give him the most protection ...

(7 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Regression Analysis: Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid vehicles were a notion that environmentalists spoke about as a concept, which could increase gas mileage of vehicles, and conserve consumption of fossil fuels. According to Wikipedia, "Today's ... ndly alternatives to traditional internal combustion vehicles"(2005). With ever increasing costs of gasoline, we must ask, are hybrid vehicles the future of internal combustion vehicles? Studying the ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Pontiac Trans-Am

ak ponies at 5200 and 340ft pounds of torque at 4000. The compression ratio of the WS6 is 10.1. The Gas mileage of the Pontiac Trans-Am is 18 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles on the highway. ...

(2 pages) 883 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why Saturns Are Greaat

n so great is the safety. There are a million other reasons Saturn's are so great a few are safety, gas mileage.When it comes to the Saturn Company they want their customers to be safe so they have ma ... down a road and in front of her was a 90-degree curve instead of breaking she accidentally hit the gas. Making them skip the ditch going into the woods hitting a tree and landing on the backside of t ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is Suzuki’s strategy in the U.S.?

not been too overloaded with competition. Looking at these there seem to be holes in everyday good gas mileage cars, good everyday and not so great off road capabilities, and also in well styled cars ... price advantage here.• Still a somewhat small market to tap.Subcompact Car Pros: • Great gas mileage.• Priced lower than many subcompact cars.• Great styling compared with others ...

(3 pages) 11 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Automobile industry overview

to the highs and lows. The opportunities for growth in this industry is abundant, with the rise in gas prices the prospect of creating a vehicle that would be acceptable using alternative fuel or eve ... re of the market. The trends at present are in hybrids and alternative fuel. If a vehicle gets good gas mileage it will sell better.General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Daimler Chrysler, BMW, Volkswage ...

(8 pages) 260 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Descriptive Statistics - Research and Evaluation

gan, is quoted in saying, "The buying market is drastically changing mainly due to the high cost of gasoline." The plans should have been in place a number of years ago to create vehicles that were mo ... s in Ontario, Moraine, Wisconsin and Toluca, Mexico. These plants are the main manufacturers of the gas-guzzlers such as the Silverado pickup, the GMC Sierra, the Trailblazer and the Envoy (which are ...

(6 pages) 149 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Global Strategies

umers all over the world; each one for a specific reason, such as size, affordability, exclusivity, gas mileage, and service among others.The non-North American countries affected by the global consum ... obiles and result in the increased demand for fossil fuels to maintain an improved economy, such as gas for automobiles and coal for power.Political and legalAccording to the Economist Intelligence Un ...

(19 pages) 75 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Hybrids: A Savior

ybrid when it combines two or more sources of power. Hybrid cars run off a rechargeable battery and gasoline. The advantages of the hybrid car start right from its difference in the basic pattern. The ... eople than ever to go in search of alternative energy sources. Hybrid cars get significantly better gas mileage than the traditional internal combustion engine. Most get between 20 and 30 miles per ga ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Ford Escape Final Paper

g to the need of most consumers. It's large enough for hauling, yet small enough to offer efficient gas mileage. This vehicle satisfied the consumer needs at the time it was first released into the ma ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Alternate Fuels

problem with hydrogen fuel cells is that it is very flammable. Electricity gives your car very good gas mileage, but the production of electricity pollutes the environment.Bio diesel is very efficient ... of the most environmentally friendly alternate fuels. Hydrogen also gives the automobile very good gas mileage. There are two main problems with using hydrogen as an alternate fuel, the storage of hy ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry