A new video shows how happy retailers are with E15. While the output of onboard chargers improves, lower power ratings continue to dominate. SolarCity says Tesla's battery makes solar systems two-thirds cheaper.
A new introduced to the House aims to deregulate E15. A bipartisan group of 37 senators are asking the EPA to strengthen the RFS. The Toyota Mobility Foundation is launching a pilot program in Bangkok, Thailand.
Ethanol Industry Challenges Natural Gas Tax In Iowa
Chevrolet will sell the Spark EV in Canada. Dealers settle with EPA over illegal ORVs. Iowa upholds natural gas taxes despite challenges from the ethanol industry. Audi to use Valeo's electric supercharger in a production car as soon as next year.
Ford Recognized For Water Saving; Boston Proposes Emissions Ordinance
The EIA predicts production of 944,000 barrels of ethanol of per day for 2015. Boston's Diesel and Vehicular Emissions Ordinance would retrofit city cars to be cleaner. Ford is recognized for saving water in the Michigan Blue Economy report. Nissan has earned an Energy Star award for the fourth year in a row.
Eric Branstad confronts Ted Cruz over positions on Renewable Fuel Standard. Significant V2G growth is predicted over the next few years. BASF is suing over nickel-cobalt manganese patents, which could impact the future of EVs.
UPS adds 1,400 CNG trucks to its fleet, and builds CNG stations. Renault Twizy joins Bolloré carsharing service in Lyon, France. Ethanol and gasoline average 26-cent difference in price per gallon after a period of volatile gasoline prices.
Formula E will use a shortened version of the traditional Monaco circuit. Automakers and others argue that plug-in hybrids could increase overall electric miles more than pure battery electric vehicles. Senators Rand Paul and Chuck Grassley author bill to help E15.
Oregon repeals the sunset of its Clean Fuels Program. NASCAR has raced 7 million miles on E15 gasoline/ethanol blend. A new study shows that incentives and home charging are more important than public chargers for potential EV customers.
Discovery Communications and Liberty Global invest in Formula E. Plugless Power gets three-year retroactive warranty extension. Jay Leno wants people to write to their legislators about ethanol and the RFS.