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Content Keeps Buyers Shopping, it is a grown-up car guy's most important Stop On The Digital Mother Road, where they find focused easy to understand, easy to read helpful and fun automotive content. They find comfortable eclectic lifestyle stories, ... Continue reading

Weekly Energy Report - January 13, 2022

Weekly Energy Report - January 13, 2022

latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, we expect regular gasoline retail prices to average $3.06/gal in 2022, up from $3.00/gal in 2021, and then down to $2.80/gal in 2023. We expect on-highway diesel prices to increase to average $3.33/gal in 2022 before decreasing to $3.27/gal in 2023. ... Continue reading

Toyota's Proprietary Operating System "Arene" Will Be The Game Changer To Improve Operation and Production Of Future Vehicles

Toyota's Proprietary Operating System "Arene" Will Be The Game Changer To Improve Operation and Production Of Future Vehicles

TOKYO/NAGOYA, Japan January 4, 2022 -- RYO ASAYAMA and YUKI FUKUMOTO, Nikkei staff writers reported that Toyota Motor plans to develop its own automotive software platform by 2025 that handles everything from basic functions to advanced applications like autonomous driving, Nikkei has learned. With the Arene operating ... Continue reading

Faith group celebrates new clean cars rule

Faith group celebrates new clean cars rule

Interfaith Power & Light Statement Celebrates EPA Finalization of Clean Cars Rule Washington, DC - The EPA finalized the new rule to cut pollution from new cars and light-duty trucks, a measure which will cut millions of tons of carbon dioxide and other pollutants from the atmosphere. The standards from model years ... Continue reading

CAFE Lives! - Biden Doubles Down Orders EPA To Re-raise Emission Standards

CAFE Lives! - Biden Doubles Down Orders EPA To Re-raise Emission Standards

Washington DC December 20, 2021; Seeking Alpha Reported that The battle over auto industry emissions is back on after the Biden administration raised fuel-efficiency standards for passenger cars and light-duty trucks to a fleetwide average of 55 miles a gallon by model year 2026. That mark is up from the 43 mpg standar ... Continue reading

Toyota Said "The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines" - Motorist Choices Is The Future...Why Did IT Change? This Has Been TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota Said "The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines" - Motorist Choices Is The Future...Why Did IT Change? This Has Been TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

Toyota Joins The Pure Electric Herd (Almost) +VIDEO

Toyota Joins The Pure Electric Herd (Almost) +VIDEO

Toyota Motor Corporation's media briefing on battery EV strategies. ... Continue reading

Lower Carbon Emissions? Mazda Gets It - Its Not The Engine, Change The Fuel - Mazda to Participate in Motor Sports Race Powered by Next-Generation Biodiesel Fuel

Lower Carbon Emissions? Mazda Gets It - Its Not The Engine, Change The Fuel - Mazda to Participate in Motor Sports Race Powered by Next-Generation Biodiesel Fuel

In efforts to realize carbon neutrality, Mazda Motor Corporation aims to popularize the use of next-generation biodiesel fuels and will participate in the Super Taikyu Race in Okayama to be held at the Okayama International Circuit on Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday Nov. ... Continue reading

11 Years On; The Politics of Plugging-in - Washingon's Choice Of Future's Fuel - Originally Published October 2010

11 Years On; The Politics of Plugging-in - Washingon's Choice Of Future's Fuel - Originally Published October 2010

THE POLITICS OF PLUGGING-IN By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau Detroit MI October 22, 2010; I recently had an enlightening chat with veteran Congressman, John Dingle, a democrat from Ann Arbor, who has been a staunch supporter of the auto industry for his entire long career. Of course, representing a dist ... Continue reading

Could This Mean The End Of The EV Fairytale? Gevo awarded patent for process to upgrade or convert ethanol and bio-based alcohols to drop-in hydrocarbon fuels

Could This Mean The End Of The EV Fairytale? Gevo awarded patent for process to upgrade or convert ethanol and bio-based alcohols to drop-in hydrocarbon fuels

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 27, 2021; Gevo, Inc. , announced that it has received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) for a process that encompasses upgrading ethanol and bio-based alcohols into drop-in, bio-based diesel and jet-fuel products.The USPTO has awarded Gevo U.S. Patent No. ... Continue reading

Daimler Takes A Stake In European Battery Maker

Daimler Takes A Stake In European Battery Maker

Daimler to take 33% stake in battery ventureACC will begin supplying Daimler from mid-decadeDaimler to invest up to 1 billion eurosCEO Kallenius: ... Continue reading

Unimog Named "Off-Road Vehicle of the Year" for the 17th time

Unimog Named "Off-Road Vehicle of the Year" for the 17th time

The readers of a specialist magazine named Unimog from Mercedes-Benz Number One ... Continue reading

Global $19.4 Bn Alternatively Powered Commercial Vehicles Fuel Market to 2026: Ethanol, Methanol, CNG, LPG, LNG, Dimethyl Ether, Compressed Hydrogen, Liquid Hydrogen, Hythane

Global $19.4 Bn Alternatively Powered Commercial Vehicles Fuel Market to 2026: Ethanol, Methanol, CNG, LPG, LNG, Dimethyl Ether, Compressed Hydrogen, Liquid Hydrogen, Hythane

The global market for alternative fuel for all classes of commercial vehicles with oil prices at $40 per barrel should grow from $11.1 billion in 2021 to $19.4 billion by 2026 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.8% for the period of 2021-2026. ... Continue reading

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