When listing advocates of the U.S. ethanol industry, those who normally spring to mind include farmers, processing facilities, environmentalists – and not an organization like OPEC. But that may be what’s unfolding now, according to Reuters, with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) becoming an “unlikely ally” for the Obama administration and its […]

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Ford hit a grand slam two years ago with the introduction of an all-new Ford Fusion Hybrid. It was awarded the North American Car of the Year prize at the 2010 Detroit auto show, named Motor Trend’s Car of the Year, was one of Car and Driver magazine’s “10 Best Cars for 2010” and was […]

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Electric Cars What Is An Electric Car? An electric car is powered by an electric motor instead of a gasoline engine. The electric motor gets energy from a controller, which regulates the amount of power—based on the driver’s use of an accelerator pedal. The electric car (also known as electric vehicle or EV) uses energy […]

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Compare the Civic Hybrid! If you’re thinking about buying a Civic Hybrid, you might also consider a Honda Insight or Toyota Prius. Compare these vehicles. As soon as the second-generation Prius arrived on the scene in 2003, the Civic Hybrid was cast in its role as runner-up in the hybrid world. It’s true that the […]

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