2011 Most Fuel Efficient Cars
January 19, 2011 by USA Post
2011 Most Fuel Efficient Cars, New year comes new requirements of the United States to improve energy efficiency, and in 2011, electric cars like the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan LEAF promise to do so. In addition to the mass marketing of these two electric cars, a list of the best cars more fuel-efficient 30 of 2011 compiled by the Daily Green, a website dedicated to environmentally “green revolution” reveals that the number of fuel cars more efficient in the U.S. market is growing significantly.
While electric cars come with a price tag, guarantees and tax incentives can reduce long-Federal costs. Several vehicles are priced below 14,000 and, with the emphasis Hyundia, which has a base price under $ 10,000. Other options include hybrids like the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid hybrid and clean diesel technologies have helped introduce many midsize sedans, such as the Jetta Vokswagen Sportswagen.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it would turbocharge the brand new Chevrolet Sonic unveiled this week at the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Sonic the launch extends the number of new small, turbocharged gas engines introduced in the U.S. auto market to boost fuel economy without sacrificing performance.
The turbocharged 1.4-liter Ecotec produces 138 horsepower and 148 lb.-ft. of torque, but it are still expected to achieve over 40 mpg on the highway. It’s the same engine used in the slightly larger Chevrolet Cruze, which delivers a first class, 42-mpg highway satisfaction according to the EPA.
Sonic joins a fast-growing group of Honeywell Turbo fuel-efficient vehicles launched in the U.S. recently. These include several lines Ford EcoBoost, Mercedes CL550 Coupe and AMG models CL63/S63, and the BMW X6 ActiveHybrid, the first hybrid turbocharger.
“We have entered the modern era of turbochargers in the United States,” said Alex Ismail, President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems. “Automakers have decided to turbo play a key role in helping deliver high performance engines that improve energy efficiency. The future of gasoline and diesel in the U.S. has never been brilliant and we saw some industry experts believe turbo penetration reaching nearly 80% over the next decade as gasoline turbo modern hybrid turbo and turbo diesels gain traction own. ”
Turbo penetration in the United States should grow by 5% today to 20% of all new cars over the next five years, led by rapid absorption of the new generation petrol turbo.
Honeywell Turbo Technologies is the developer leading automotive turbocharger in the world, providing technology solutions to nearly all major automakers in the world. The Company Turbo Technologies is part of Honeywell Transportation Systems, which improves vehicle performance, efficiency and appearance through cutting-edge technologies, world-class brands, comprehensive solutions and custom for its automotive customers worldwide.
Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings, homes and industry, automotive products, turbochargers and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, NJ, Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London and Chicago Stock Exchange. For more news and information about Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.
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