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Forum: Fuels

Everything relating to diesel, bio-diesel, ethanol, hydrogen, electric fuel and anything else that might power your vehicle.

  1. The Rotary Diesel Hybrid

    People we need to think, Are cars should be like a train. Trains have diesel engines that power a generator, the generator power a motor. I'm sure i...

    Started by ‎, 02-20-2006 11:13 PM
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    01-30-2009 11:05 PM Go to last post
  2. Ethanol and Hybrids -- worse MPG?

    Hi, this isn't quite hybrid related, except that most hybrid buyers expect better MPG, and there may be a problem on the horizon. Once again, I...

    Started by ‎, 04-19-2006 10:56 PM
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    10-17-2008 06:57 PM Go to last post
  3. Environmental impact of hybrid car battery

    Though substantially less toxic than conventional car batteries, nickel-based batteries are known carcinogens, and can lead to a wide array of other...

    Started by manojjonam10‎, 10-03-2008 04:13 PM
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    10-08-2008 05:46 AM Go to last post
  4. Limitations of bio fuels

    The feedstocks for biofuel production must be replaced rapidly and biofuel production processes must be designed and implemented so as to supply the...

    Started by manojjonam10‎, 10-03-2008 04:14 PM
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  5. Safety of lithium ion batteries

    Lithium-ion batteries can rupture, ignite, or explode when exposed to high temperature environments, for example in an area that is prone to...

    Started by manojjonam10‎, 10-03-2008 04:10 PM
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  6. Fuel cell efficiency

    Solid-oxide fuel cells produce exothermic heat from the recombination of the oxygen and hydrogen. The ceramic can run as hot as 800 degrees Celsius....

    Started by manojjonam10‎, 10-03-2008 04:07 PM
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  7. Flex-Fuel Hybrids

    Why don't they make the gas engine in hybrids flex-fuel? Flex-fuel means that the car can run any blend up to 85% ethanol as well as regular...

    Started by ‎, 05-04-2006 01:27 AM
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    10-03-2008 04:00 PM Go to last post
  8. E85 or Hybrid-to reduce oil dependency

    With all of the debate over diesel or hybrid, another question came to mind... E85 or Hybrid? Both can reduce oil dependency (and screw OPEC)...

    Started by ‎, 03-28-2006 05:56 AM
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    06-26-2008 06:51 AM Go to last post
  9. Beware of Hydrogen

    Honda is getting a lot of publicity lately on a fuel cell & battery hydrogen fueled car. At first glance it may seem like a good thing but I have...

    Started by ‎, 09-29-2006 07:12 AM
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    05-12-2008 11:18 PM Go to last post
  10. Making Hybrids Irrelevant?

    Saw on MyRide.com that Honda launched its FCX fuel cell vehicle today....

    Started by ULEVLover‎, 11-15-2007 02:00 PM
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    11-21-2007 04:48 AM Go to last post
  11. Importing Full Flex Fuel Cars - Toyota or VW

    I understand that the "full Flex fuel" cars made in Brazil run on gasoline, ethanol/ gas mix or total ethanol. (In Brazil this is sugar based...

    Started by John Coady‎, 10-28-2006 11:16 AM
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    10-02-2007 01:14 AM Go to last post
  12. diesel v gasoline

    I was surprised when I received a product catalog from toyota last month and I took the opportunity of purchasing Toyota Air Fuel Ratio Sensor...

    Started by SpencerPz01‎, 05-09-2007 07:33 AM
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    05-09-2007 07:33 AM Go to last post
  13. Greenhouse impact of ethanol

    The White House, the corn farmers and, it appears, Detroit all like E85 as a solution to the oil supply problem. How does this fuel compare to...

    Started by JHop‎, 03-27-2007 03:46 AM
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  14. Hybrid Diesels?

    We all know that hybrid and diesel vehicles are more fuel efficient than standard gasoline vehicles. Why not combine both technology of hybrid and...

    Started by ‎, 05-21-2005 03:34 AM
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    03-11-2007 08:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Switching to deisel

    I am doing it. I have had 2 hybrids and after much thought and consideration I placed an order for a new deisel vehicle. Anyone out there have...

    Started by ‎, 10-18-2006 08:36 AM
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    11-06-2006 06:35 PM Go to last post
  16. Diesel Hybrids

    I was reading a Wired magazine recently and it mentioned something about how diesel hybrids will be released (based on the new cleaner burning diesel...

    Started by ‎, 07-03-2006 07:48 AM
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    10-29-2006 05:26 PM Go to last post
  17. A NEW TYPE OF HYBRID

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO USE A BATTERY AND MOTOR TO GIVE EXTRA POWER TO A CNG FUEL BASED CAR...??? PLEASE DO REPLY,.

    Started by ‎, 10-19-2006 04:01 PM
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    10-19-2006 08:10 PM Go to last post
  18. peugeot hybrid diesel?

    Has anyone heard or read about the french auto maker peugeot coming out with a hybrid diesel car? This car would get 80 mpg if peugeot decides to...

    Started by ‎, 03-30-2006 10:49 PM
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    10-01-2006 02:52 AM Go to last post
  19. "Winter Formula" Gasoline, when?

    Hey guys, thought you may help, Knowing that the Winter Gasoline mix is less volatale and gives you less mileage, do you know when the gas...

    Started by ‎, 09-02-2006 06:13 AM
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    09-03-2006 12:22 AM Go to last post
  20. E85 Ethanol and Reg. Unleaded Fuel Comp.

    Many wonder why all hybrids are not running on E85 Ethanol along with regular unleaded fuel. The reason you do not have the energy in E85 Ethanol...

    Started by ‎, 08-10-2006 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-17-2006 04:38 AM Go to last post

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