Diesel has without a doubt become the dominant fuel in the modern era of endurance racing. The 24 Hours of Le Mans has been won under diesel power for the past eight years running, as has every race in the FIA World Endurance Championship since its inauguration in 2012. Yet there will only be one diesel prototype entered in the top tier of the new Tudor United SportsCar Championship this year, and it belongs to Mazda.
Trying to do its part to enhance both the smart grid and public safety, Mitsubishi announced last week it will support a smart grid demo project at the University of Southern California (USC) and its Viterbi School of Engineering. Mitsubishi will provide USC with 12 all-electric i vehicles to be used on campus and around the LA basin.
Just days after North Carolina announced intentions to launch a "go green" strategy with $15 million and lure green companies, like biodiesel producers, to North Carolina, its southern neighbour has announced a nearly identical plan. South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has proposed the $15 million South Carolina Hydrogen Infrastructure Development Fund which offers state grants and tax credits to promote in-state based hydrogen fuel research partnerships between companies and South Caroli