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Synonyms for petroleum

a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

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Most recently, Goeke and Schneider (2015) developed a heuristic solution for a mixed fleet of electric and conventional vehicles with the assumption that a truck driver can recharge an electric vehicle at any available station.
Although Tracker theft figures paint a worrying picture for motorists as thieves become more sophisticated in the way they override conventional vehicle security systems, an increase in subscriptions to Tracker systems of more than 37pc over the past two years shows that motorists are reacting to the increasing threat by seeking additional protection.
HONDA GOES ELECTRIC: Japanese automaker Honda announced plans Monday to become the second major company to market an electric car that isn't just a conventional vehicle converted to run on batteries.
ITEC noted that it will equip each hybrid truck, along with an additional baseline non-hybrid vehicle, with its new International Aware Vehicle Intelligence System, which will send continuous information to field test participants to measure the performance of the hybrid test fleet against a conventional vehicle being used in the same application and location.
Although Tracker theft figures paint a worrying picture for motorists as thieves become more sophisticated in the way they override conventional vehicle security systems, an increase in subscriptions to Tracker systems of more than 37 per cent over the past two years shows that motorists are reacting to the increasing threat by seeking additional protection.
Their K2 luxury sport-utility vehicle - with a $40,000 to $50,000 sticker price - "radically" breaks from the mold of what a conventional vehicle is all about, the students said.
In the most likely EV charging scenarios, costs were approximately one-tenth to half the costs of fueling a conventional vehicle with gasoline," according to Northeast Group, LLC.
Conceived and designed in the Los Angeles area, where tight, confined parking areas for apartments, office buildings and even suburban homes are part of everyday driving, the concept weaves Cadillac's iconic design elements into a form that eschews conventional vehicle design to answer the needs of those metropolitan motorists.
Impact of Growing Conventional Vehicle Population 88
That is how to recharge the battery, given appropriate power recharge station infrastructure, in about the same time it takes you to fill the gas tank in a conventional vehicle.
When Mitsubishi Motors North America unveiled their new Concept CT car at the North American Auto Show earlier this year, their designers looked beyond conventional vehicle architecture and created a whole new type of small car platform.
through this scheme will be to allow hybrid and electric vehicles to become the first choice for the purchasers so that these vehicles can replace the conventional vehicles and thus reduce liquid fuel consumption in the country.
The policy must require all the safety equipment required on conventional vehicles be required in the robot car.
Hybrid-electric vehicles are costlier than conventional vehicles, but the life cycle cost (including maintenance and fuel cost) of hybrid-electric vehicles is much less than that of conventional vehicles.
The new fuel cell is likely to be smaller than today's unit, making it easier to package into conventional vehicles.
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