Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘alternative fuel’

Ford, Nissan, Daimler Join Forces for Fuel Cell Vehicle Advancement

Ford, Nissan, Daimler Join Forces for Fuel Cell Vehicle Advancement

Three of the largest automotive companies (Ford, Renault-Nissan and Daimler – as in Mercedes-Benz and Smart) have formed a strategic partnership to share technology and development fuel cell systems at lower cost than any of the company could do on its own.

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

The newest item on Bay Area thieves’ wish list? restaurant grease, the easiest thing to convert into biodiesel fuel. As eco-friendly cars reach a new high demand, so does the need for “yellow grease,” or leftover cooking oil. “There is a black market for yellow grease now,” Andrew Panell of Dogpatch Biofuels told CBS San [...]

Green Jobs: Alternative fuels gain favor and could gas up 600,000 jobs

Green Jobs: Alternative fuels gain favor and could gas up 600,000 jobs

The average fuel economy of the U.S. new-car fleet is increasing, and carbon dioxide emissions show incremental reductions. A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report projects average “real world” CO2 emissions dropping to 391 grams per mile in 2011 and mileage creeping up to 22.8 miles per gallon for new cars. That compares with 394 grams [...]

CNG Vehicle News – DFW Taxis, Tata Motors, and Chrysler

CNG Vehicle News – DFW Taxis, Tata Motors, and Chrysler

Good news for CNG powered taxis at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, they can now cut to the front of the line. The DFW board approved a program too allow CNG powered taxis to skip to the front, ahead of gasoline powered cabs. Individual cab drivers opposed the new policy fearing they would be driven out of [...]

The Heat Beneath Your Feet

The Heat Beneath Your Feet

Whether you are cresting the peak of a majestic volcano or walking on a city street, there are immense amounts of heat beneath your feet – enough to provide all the energy the human population will ever need. In most places, though, that heat is trapped by solid rock – unavailable to our carbon-choked, energy-hungry populace. [...]

West Virginians try alternative fuels

West Virginians try alternative fuels

Some West Virginians are looking to alternative fuels as a way to use less foreign oil and reduce pollution. Recently, a New York company announced plans to build a $3 billion plant that turns coal into liquid gas, but you might be surprised to hear about the alternatives already in use in West Virginia.  “This is [...]


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