2012 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Fuel Economy

2012 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Fuel Economy

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07 Jun 2011
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VW has just announced the fuel economy figures for the 2012 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion as the automaker’s eco friendly sedan is approaching its on-sale date in the UK (the end of July).

Based on the latest generation Passat, and unveiled at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion is powered by a modified 1.6-litre common rail TDI diesel unit producing 105 HP via a 6-speed manual transmission. Apart from optimizing the car in terms of aerodynamics, VW has also fitted the 2012 Passat BlueMotion with low resistance tyres, a 15 mm lowered suspension a revised radiator grille and technologies like Start Stop and energy recuperation.

2012 Infiniti M35 Hybrid fuel consumption

2012 Infiniti M35 Hybrid fuel consumption

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08 Feb 2011
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The Japanese company has announced the 2012 Infiniti M35 Hybrid fuel consumption figures, and the first production hybrid performance luxury sedan has been rated by EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) at 32 mpg on the highway.

The 2012 Infiniti M35 Hybrid consumption figures also indicate that this 350 HP model returns 29 mpg in the city, which means its combined fuel economy is 29 mpg.

Porsche Panamera improves fuel consumption

Porsche Panamera improves fuel consumption

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18 Jun 2010
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Stuttgart’s Porsche Panamera is entering the second production year so to further enhance the model, the automaker is now offering a series of new options that help improve fuel consumption.

These particular options are te new brake energy recuperation system that will come as standard on the Porsche Panamera, and the optional 19 inch all-season tires that enable the 4-door sports car to reduce fuel consumption by 0.9-litres per 100 Km. This means the top ranging Porsche Panamera that packs 500 HP will need 11.3-litres (25 mpg) to cover 100 Km, instead of 12.2-litres as before (23.2 mpg).

Coca Cola and Mentos Used as Alternative Fuel

Coca Cola and Mentos Used as Alternative Fuel

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04 Jun 2010
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You probably know the kind of reaction that results when you mix Mentos mints with Coca Cola, also known as the Mentos eruption or the Coke geyser.

Well the following video presents the first ‘aplication’ that uses Coca Cola and Mentos as an alternative fuel. A group of ‘scientists’ get together and develop the Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car which ‘extracts’ power from 108 bottles of Coke Zero and 648 Mentos mints.