Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘alternative fuel vehicles’

U.S. Energy Dept.’s online fuel calculator touts electric vehicles over gas-powered cars

U.S. Energy Dept.’s online fuel calculator touts electric vehicles over gas-powered cars

The U.S. Energy Department today launched its online eGallon calculator, which allows consumers to compare the costs of fueling electric vehicles versus their gasoline-powered counterparts. In photo above, electric vehicles manufactured by Tesla on display last year in Montclair.Star-Ledger file photo

Ford, Daimler, Nissan Promise Affordable Electric Fuel Cell Vehicles

Ford, Daimler, Nissan Promise Affordable Electric Fuel Cell Vehicles

 Now, here’s a first. Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Nissan Motor Co. are pushing ahead with an unusual three-way agreement to develop affordable fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs)for the mass market on three continents. Actually, it’s even more expansive than that since Renault is also included under the Nissan-Renault Alliance. The unique collaborative effort [...]

Thorium Laser, A new green energy source?

Thorium Laser, A new green energy source?

There is a new idea being proposed by Charles Stevens of the Massuchusetts based company, Laser Power Systems is to work on a system for a turbine-electric generator system that is based on a accelerator driven thorium based laser. Unlik conventional laser’s which produce a beam of light, this one simply produces heat and gives [...]


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