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A study conducted by the University of Minnesota has media outlets all revved up about the environmental health impact of electric cars, with several outlets proclaiming that electric cars are not so great for the environment or our health after all. The study, which was released yesterday and covered by the Associated Press shortly after, […]

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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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Today, is the official day the 2015 Civic Hybrid launches at Honda dealers across the U.S. The hybrid vehicle starts at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $24,7352 for the base version, known as the Civic Hybrid Sedan CVT. Meanwhile, the 2015 Civic Natural Gas goes on sale at Honda dealers in 37 states […]

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Oregon LNG will be sending North American-sourced natural gas to Asia…Quite the change from the usual discourse of too much energy being imported. On July 31 the company received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with […]

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While improving the fuel and the engines of cars is a great way to go green, other efforts are needed. Pennzoil chose to improve its motor oil and found a way to produce it using natural gas as a base instead of crude oil. Pennzoil recently introduced Pennzoil Platinum and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum with PurePlus […]

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The A3 Sportback g-tron, Audi’s first production Audi A3 model capable of running on compressed natural gas is now ready, but will be available only for Germany for now. Audi’s new car can be powered by Audi’s e-gas produced using green electricity, or by compressed natural gas, both of which are available to drivers in […]

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A nationwide survey exploring U.S. consumer attitudes toward 10 clean energy technologies has found a wide disconnect between those who “favor” alternative energy transportation and the percentage that buy it. Based on a statistically significant cross-sampling of 1,084 consumers who answered an online questionnaire by Navigant Research in fall 2013, over 60 percent of respondents […]

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The Chrysler Group is inspiring itself on human lungs to design the next generation of fuel tanks needed for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. “Within the human lung are countless individual sacks called alveoli,” says Enrico Pisino, Chrysler Group’s Senior Manager-Innovation. “These sacks combine to expand the lung’s total air capacity. We are using this […]

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Volvo Car Group unveiled its new Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car in conjunction with the NGV 2013 Gothenburg event being held between June 11 and 13 at the Swedish Exhibition Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sales for the new bi-fuel V60 will start in October 2013 in Sweden. Volvo developed the bi-fuel version of the V60 with […]

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John Hofmeister, former President of Shell Oil and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy, will be joining the Fuel Freedom Foundation Advisory Board. Fuel Freedom is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to breaking America’s oil addiction by opening the fuel market to allow replacement fuels like ethanol, methanol, natural gas and electric vehicles to fairly […]

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