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Green, Safe, Efficient Vehicles: AWS Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart Invests In Natural Gas Drive

Green, Safe, Efficient Vehicles: AWS Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart Invests In Natural Gas Drive

Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart invests in natural gas drive 24. February 2017 Stuttgart Official commissioning of the vehicles on 23 February 2017 in Stuttgart Natural gas drive helps to ensure clean, quiet waste disposal operations in the city Premiere for the new natural gas engine in the Mercedes-Benz 936 engine family ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 25, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 25, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

Methanol Made From Coal For Liquid Auto Fuel Has Grown Rapidly In China Since 2000 (But Not In USA)

Methanol Made From Coal For Liquid Auto Fuel Has Grown Rapidly In China Since 2000 (But Not In USA)

Methanol News Archive Washington DC February 23, 2017; China is the global leader in methanol use and has recently expanded methanol production capacity. ... Continue reading

Tight oil expected to make up most of U.S. oil production increase through 2040

Tight oil expected to make up most of U.S. oil production increase through 2040

February 13, 2017 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2017 Reference case EIA’s recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017) Reference case projects that U.S. tight oil production will increase to more than 6 million barrels per day (b/d) in the coming decade, making up mos ... Continue reading

Cleaner Vehicle Fuel Choices Grew In Minnesota IN 2016

Cleaner Vehicle Fuel Choices Grew In Minnesota IN 2016

[ Cleaner Vehicle Fuel Choices Grew In Minnesota In 2016 SAINT PAUL, MINN. - (December 28, 2016) -- Minnesota continued to build on its growth in fuel choice in 2015, adding more biofuel stations, public charging stations for electric vehicles, and expanding the use of natural gas and propane as vehicle fuels. ... Continue reading

Recapping My Decade of Using and Experimenting With Alternative Fuels +VIDEO

Recapping My Decade of Using and Experimenting With Alternative Fuels +VIDEO

I first learned about the potential of alternative engine fuels in the late 1970's while doing some unrelated marketing research in the giant New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue. ... Continue reading

EPA Opens Public Comment Period on RFS ‘Point of Obligation’

EPA Opens Public Comment Period on RFS ‘Point of Obligation’

NACS and SIGMA commend the EPA for protecting consumers and for preventing an unnecessary upheaval in the U.S. fuel market. ​WASHINGTON November 22, 2016; NACSonline reported that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formally announced in the Federal Register that it plans to retain the existing point of obl ... Continue reading

New infrastructure aims to increase takeaway capacity of natural gas from Utica region

New infrastructure aims to increase takeaway capacity of natural gas from Utica region

U.S. Energy Information Administration pipeline database Note: Proposed capacity shown on the graph reflects only the projects discussed in this article. Other proposed projects in the area are smaller or have not yet progressed through the approval process. ... Continue reading

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2017 Green Car Of The Year®

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2017 Green Car Of The Year®

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2016 -- Green Car Journal announced today its five finalists for the magazine's prestigious 2017 Green Car of the Year® award. ... Continue reading

U.S. Summer 2016 Gasoline Consumption Sets New High - Making OPEC and Other Bad Guys Real Happy

U.S. Summer 2016 Gasoline Consumption Sets New High - Making OPEC and Other Bad Guys Real Happy

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, October 2016 The consumption of U.S. finished motor gasoline reached a new high of 9.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in June 2016, surpassing the previous one-month high of 9.6 million b/d set in July 2007. U.S. gasoline consumption during summe ... Continue reading

SEAT and Aqualia Create the First 100% Spanish Alternative Fuel From Waste Water +VIDEO

SEAT and Aqualia Create the First 100% Spanish Alternative Fuel From Waste Water +VIDEO

MARTORELL/JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, Spain - October 26, 2016: SEAT and Aqualia have joined forces to develop the innovative SMART Green Gas project, which aims to obtain 100% Spanish origin, renewable biofuel from waste water to be used in compressed natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles. To kick off their collaboration, with ... Continue reading

Consumers Union Issues Statement on EPA's Fuel Economy Report

Consumers Union Issues Statement on EPA's Fuel Economy Report

*News Release* *Consumers Union* *Public Policy and Advocacy Division of Consumer Reports* *Wednesday, September 21, 2016* *Consumers Union to Federal Agencies: Fuel Economy Standards Should Remain Strong In Order to Maintain Consumer Savings and Preserve Consumer Choice* *WASHINGTON, D.C.* – The 2025 standards ... Continue reading

MV-1s Headed to Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

MV-1s Headed to Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

LIVONIA, Mich., Aug. 2, 2016 -- Mobility Ventures, designer and manufacturer of the purpose-built, wheelchair-accessible MV-1, today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has purchased five MV-1 vehicles for use at medical centers in Colorado, Florida and Tennessee. The purchase was made through M ... Continue reading

Blue Bird Provides First Chance to Drive New Vision Gen 4 Propane Bus and Vision CNG Bus at STN Expo

Blue Bird Provides First Chance to Drive New Vision Gen 4 Propane Bus and Vision CNG Bus at STN Expo

RENO, Nev.—Attendees at this year’s STN Expo will have their first opportunity to experience Blue Bird’s new Vision CNG bus, along with Blue Bird’s newest offering, the Vision Gen 4 Propane bus. “At Blue Bird, we have an unwavering commitment to be the best in passenger safety and total cost of ownership, as ... Continue reading

New Energy Vehicle Makers Gather at Shanghai International Green Auto Show

New Energy Vehicle Makers Gather at Shanghai International Green Auto Show

SHANGHAI, June 30, 2016 -- The Shanghai International Green Auto Show, the largest new energy vehicle exhibition in China, is being held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from June 28 to June 30, 2016. Nearly one hundred new energy vehicles will be on display at the event, drawing much attention fro ... Continue reading

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