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  • The Fuel Of Fuel Cell Vehicles

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    motor fuel is a fuel that is used to provide power to motor vehicles. Most of the vehicles today are powered by either gasoline or diesel. Power sources may also include ethanol, biodiesel, propane, compressed natural gas, electric batteries charged from an external source, and hydrogen. ( Wikimedia Foundation, Inc, 2015) Fuel cell vehicles (FCV) run on hydrogen gas rather than gasoline. Several challenges must be overcome before these vehicles will be competitive with conventional vehicles (powered

  • Fuel Usage Of Electric Vehicles

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    non-renewable fossil fuels, and as such is not sustainable in the long term. The subject of this research is to investigate the impact of targeting 20% of the light passenger fleet being electric. The current electric vehicle fleet is less than 1% of the light passenger fleet, which consists mainly of petrol and diesel vehicles (Ministry of Transport (MoT), 2016). If the New Zealand government hopes to increase this figure to 20%, one of the main driving factors is reducing fossil fuel consumption. At

  • Biodiesel As A Vehicle Fuel Source

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    Biodiesel as a vehicle fuel source is the way of the future for America, because it gives citizens freedom. Biodiesel is a fuel similar to diesel derived from a plant source, like corn, used vegetable oil, or even algae. This biofuel is created from renewable resources to replace the low source of fossil fuels that is unfortunately nonrenewable. American society was basically coerced into finding a substitute for depleting fossil fuel reserves. Rising conflict between the United States (U.S.) and

  • The Feasibility of Adding Alternative Fuel Vehicles to the Fleet

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    Alternative Fuel Vehicles to Lotus Rental Car In an effort to bring down the gasoline cost for his fleet, Lotus Car's Chief Financial Officer is looking at the possibility of adding alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet. To make a sound decision, she decided to hire a consultant firm that would review and determine if implementing the addition of alternative vehicles would benefit the company. By performing thorough research, the consultants will first perform a comparison between gas vehicles and alternative

  • Can E85 Replace Fuel Vehicles Essay

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    Can e85 replace gasoline run vehicles? It seems that it has blown up as of late all over the world and could be a full replacement for gasoline, however, because of what's used to make it brings up a controversy on whether it's worth making. Many countries have already taken up e85 as a complete alternative to petroleum products, for instance, one of the biggest consumers of e85 is Brazil. There are some changes that need to be made to vehicles in order for it to not wear out faster but in the grand

  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles Feasibility Study

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    Alternative Fuel Vehicles Feasibility Study As a leader in the rental vehicle industry for the past 30 years, ABC Rental Cars has continually remained a step ahead of its competition. To continue to set the pace for other rental agencies to follow, and to ensure ABC Rental Cars ' dominant position in the marketplace, alternative fuel vehicles (AFV), or more specifically, hybrid vehicles, should be evaluated as to the feasibility and consumer interest of introducing these types of vehicles into our

  • The Pros And Cons Of Hydrogen Fuel Vehicles

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    abundance of fossil fuels is severely diminishing. Although many people are aware of this dangerous issue, whether a scientific professional or everyday citizen, they tend to overlook the importance of the issue. Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are an optimal solution to this issue, despite the costs and labor issues due to the vehicles being in an early stage of manufacturing. Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are much more beneficial and environmentally safe than regular conventional vehicles.

  • Preparing an Assessment for Lotus Rental Cars' CEO on the Feasability of Adding Alternative Fuel Vehicles to the Fleet

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    assessment for Lotus Rental Car’s Chief Financial Officer on the feasibility of adding alternative fuel vehicles to the fleet. Although there are many forms of alternative fuel vehicles, this study will primarily focus on the use of hybrid vehicles at Lotus Rental Cars. We will discuss the background of Lotus Rental Car’s current status, the advantages and disadvantages of adding alternative fuel vehicles, and provide our recommendation on why and how it should be done. Our focus will be on three specific

  • The Fuel Of Diesel Vehicles

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    seas can affect a whole nation, several nations, or even all of them. Recently Volkswagen was put in the hot seat when they were caught imputing software into their diesel vehicles, that makes it show a different emissions output than was accepted by the EPA. They called this device the, “defeat device.” Thusly all of their vehicles that were diesel were marketed as low emissions which turned out to be a lie. The article on bbc.com states, “The engines emitted nitrogen oxide pollutants up to 40 times

  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy ( Cafe ) Standards Proposed For Vehicles

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    Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards proposed for vehicles produced between 2017 and 2025 were promulgated through the joint efforts of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) utilizing regulatory powers granted in their charters allowing them to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles and other greenhouse gas producing sources. (Nichols, 2012) The essence of the proposal was that by 2025 vehicle manufactures would