AUPEO! opens in Motown

AUPEO! opened a new office Farmington Hills, Michigan, near Detroit. The opening comes a year after AUPEO! was bought by Panasonic Corporation of North America.

stop and start saves fuel

2015-Chevrolet-Impala-3GM announced that stop/start technology will be standard on the 2015 Impala base 2.5-liter ECOTEC a 5% city mileage reduction or one mile per gallon.

Stop/start shuts down the engine in certain driving conditions to reduce fuel consumption. The technology is becoming more prevalent worldwide. 

New Fords made from tomato ketchup for greener future

ford-heinz-sustainabilityResearchers at Ford and Heinz are researching the use of tomato fibers to make sustainable, composite materials for use in carmaking.

Ford researchers are testing the composite for use in wiring brackets, upholstery, and storage bins such as the kind a customer uses to hold coins and other small objects.