Skip to main content

alternativefuels

  • 0
    A Call for Green: AT&T to add 15,000 alt-fuel vehicles to fleet
    1236801360

    Click above to watch video after the jump
    Although AT&T claims it wants to be more sustainable, today's announcement from the telecom behemoth is more about cutting operating expenses as fuel costs climb. Whatever the reason, the addition of 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles to the company's ...

  • 0
    Could U.S. become net exporter of gasoline?
    1219959120

    A number of factors are conspiring to create a situation that recently would have been unthinkable: the United States as a supplier of gasoline to world markets. According to Booz & Company, those factors are the rise of biofuels in the West, the introduction of plug-in electric and other ...

  • 0
    Ronn Motors' Scorpion: 450 horses, 40 miles to the gallon
    1216936680

    Hydrogen has been touted as a viable fuel source for decades, and seemingly every day, some new or upcoming hydrogen-powered milestone is reached or discussed. However, in nearly every case, hydrogen is being touted as a standalone fuel source. But what about using pure hydrogen mixed with gasoline ...

  • 0
    Prince Charles' Aston runs on a gallon of sack... wine, that is
    1214953320

    Prince Charles is not new to the environmental debate. His blue, 38-year-old Aston Martin, however, has had nothing to do with being environmentally friendly. Until now. The car, a gift from the Queen on Charles' 21st birthday, has joined the growing fleet of cars that run on bioethanol, having ...

  • 0
    Ford exec: Drive greener or else!
    1162213740

    In an interview with Whatcar?, Ford's global product development boss Richard Parry-Jones said car buyers need to embrace greener cars if global warming is to be overcome. In fact, Parry-Jones goes on to say it's the role of the consumer, not car manufacturers, to save the planet from polluting ...

  • 0
    OPEC keeping cost of gas low to discourage alternatives like E85
    1161778920

    OPEC wants gas prices at the sweet spot which looks a little like this: "high enough to justify its investment in future production capacity but low enough to allow economic growth and deter a flood of alternative fuels," or roughly $2.25 a gallon, according to Fox News. Good business sense or a ...

  • 0
    Volvo announces green initiative
    1151703240

    Ford's Volvo division has announced an initiative to build more fuel-efficient vehicles with lower emissions. The plan details smaller engines, cleaner diesels, hybrids and other alternative drivetrains, as well as lighter building materials to cut weight for its global fleet. West coasters in ...

  • 0
    Corn business booming thanks to need for ethanol fuel
    1147817100

    Corn production is expected to go up 34 percent to 2.15 billion bushels, thanks to an increase in interest in ethanol, a fuel based on the plant. The bad news is that as demand has gone up, so has the crop's price, from $2.25-$2.65 a bushel, up from $1.95 to $2.05 last year. The amount of corn ...

  • 0
    Chrysler to sell half-million FFVs by 2008, including Jeeps
    1146053220

    Tom LaSorda, chief executive officer of the Chrysler Group, announced in Washington, D.C. that the automaker is committed to selling 250,000 flex-fuel vehicles in 2007 and 500,000 in 2008. In addition to the Dodge Caravan/Chrysler Town & Country minivans, Dodge Stratus/Chrysler Sebring, Dodge ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle