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The city of Saint-Hyacinthe in Quebec is now fueling its natural gas powered municipal vehicles with methane sourced from the city’s garbage. The city of Saint-Hyacinthe started this week to recover organic materials via biomethanization and to use the renewable natural gas produced to meet its energy needs. In the same breath, this fall, Gaz […]

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CO2-neutral synthetic fuels is one direction Audi is aiming its fuel researches. The German automaker’s latest project is a pilot plant in Dresden that produces diesel fuel from water, CO2 and green electricity. Audi said it opened the plant November 14 with its project partners Climeworks and sunfire. Audi added with this collaboration, it is, […]

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Chevron got in trouble in California for providing over-oxygenated fuel. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced November that Chevron Corp. has paid $329,700 in penalties for violations of California’s reformulated gasoline regulations. CARB explained Chevron supplied gasoline in violation of state regulations at its Montebello and Richmond terminals. In each case, the self-disclosed violations […]

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Chevrolet will commercialize a version of its 2015 Impala sedan that can run on biogas. The Bi-fuel Impala powered by gasoline or compressed natural gas can run on biogas equivalents sourced from fuel providers who process it. One of these is Cleveland-based Quasar Energy Group which uses organic waste to produce the renewable energy source […]

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E85 fuel has finally reached western Canada. Arcade Station, located at 4370 Marine Drive in West Vancouver, British Columbia, offers Regular and Diesel fuel in addition to E85, which is a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent petroleum fuel. Western Canada’s only gas station selling E85 Ethanol fuel, on its opening in Vancouver. […]

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Peugeot will tackle the 2015 edition of the Dakar rally with an unusual combination of diesel power and two-wheel drive. After grabbing public attention with the new 2008 DKR, the Team Peugeot-Total has finally lifted the lid on the inner workings of this muscular beast, which will take on the 4×4 brigade on the 2015 […]

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Honda of America Mfg. (HAM) said it will install a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its Marysville Auto Plant property  in Marysville, Ohio. The CNG station, which will be designed, constructed and operated by Trillium CNG, will be the first public CNG station located on a Honda property in North America. HAM said […]

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Hyundai revealed a concept to be shown in Geneva representing the global debut for Hyundai Motor’s next-generation fuel cell powertrain Hyundai Motor has unveiled the Intrado concept, representing the company’s vision of how cars will meet future mobility needs. More than a styling exercise, Hyundai said the Intrado demonstrates the company’s belief that advanced vehicle […]

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The development of Audi e-fuels has taken another step forward. Audi announced its synthetic fuels have now completed a test cycle in Ingolstadt in the pressure chamber and the glass engine – with clear results: Audi e-fuels often even perform better than their conventional counterparts. “Our test shows that as well as electric driving on […]

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Do you know what a fuel cell is and how it functions? Below we’ll post a 101-level primer and we’re doing so because, well, everyone else is preparing for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), so ready or not, here they come! You may have noticed an increase in fuel cell news as automakers publicly or behind-the-scenes […]

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