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The Auto Channel Called For An End To New Gasoline Vehicles by 2014 - We Beat France By 26 Years!

The Auto Channel Called For An End To New Gasoline Vehicles by 2014 - We Beat France By 26 Years!

It's nice that France is talking about doing away with gasoline and diesel fueled vehicles by 2040, but why the wait? In 2008, The Auto Channel published a paper by Marc Rauch (TACH's exec. vice president and co-publisher) that called for an end to new gasoline vehicles by 2014 - you know, three years ago. ... Continue reading

France to End Diesel and Gasoline Vehicle Sales by 2040

France to End Diesel and Gasoline Vehicle Sales by 2040

Ending the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles is intended to help the country reach its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. ​PARIS July 7, 2017; NACSonline reported that Reuters said that France is planning to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and become carbon neutral 10 years later, Ecolog ... Continue reading

Let Your Voice Be Heard in The Auto Channel's Energy and Fuel Poll - Please Participate

Let Your Voice Be Heard in The Auto Channel's Energy and Fuel Poll - Please Participate

We want to know what you think, we really do. Please answer the follow questions. ... Continue reading

Ethanol Chronicles - SPECIAL EDITION: David Are You There? - Latest Posts

Ethanol Chronicles - SPECIAL EDITION: David Are You There? - Latest Posts

Lively, Spirited and Sometimes Humorous Repartee Concerning Energy Issues By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL ... Continue reading

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Audi Presents 6 New Sporty Models, Including 3 CNG-Hybrids

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Audi Presents 6 New Sporty Models, Including 3 CNG-Hybrids

Making their world premieres are the Audi Q8 sport concept, which is powered by a 3.0 TFSI V6 engine with a mild hybrid system, and the new RS 5 Coupé*, the Gran Turismo of RS models. Its counterpart in motorsport, the Audi RS 5 DTM, is starting the new season with over 500 hp of power. ... Continue reading

US EPA to Deliver Keynote Address at Fuel Economy Detroit

US EPA to Deliver Keynote Address at Fuel Economy Detroit

PENARTH, UK, March 2, 2017 -- - Fuel Economy Detroit takes place in Dearborn, MI on 16 March 2017 - United States EPA to deliver keynote address - Hyundai, Toyota, BorgWarner, Honeywell and Valeo to discuss the future of powertrain technology - New for 2017: second high-level panel discussion featuring Ford, General Mo ... 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

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

EV's: Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

EV's: Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

Breakthrough Contributes to R&D that will Lead to Longer Battery Life and Longer Driving Range for Vehicles Using Lithium ion Batteries Toyota City, Japan, Nov, 24 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world's first(1) method for observing the behavior of lithium ions (Li-ions) in an electr ... 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

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

Nicola One Electric Semi With Onboard CNG Turbine To Extend Range Up To 1200 Miles

Nicola One Electric Semi With Onboard CNG Turbine To Extend Range Up To 1200 Miles

SALT LAKE CITY. May 9, 2016 -- Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Motor Company (NMC), announced today that it has designed, engineered and is finalizing assembly of the first-ever, electric-driven class 8 semi-truck, dubbed “Nikola One”, which is capable of pulling a total gross weight of 80,000 pounds and offer ... Continue reading

Get Charged-Up In Ontario

Get Charged-Up In Ontario

MONTRÉAL, May 2, 2016 The Electric Circuit is pleased to announce that its proposal to set up a fast-charge corridor between Québec and the Ottawa area has been selected by the Government of Ontario. This project was submitted further to a request for proposals for public and private partners to set up a public charg ... Continue reading

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