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    Report: Ferrari FF converted to run on bio-ethanol packs 875 hp

    There are drawbacks to every kind of alternative to burning fossil fuels in our cars. Electric cars don't have enough range.Hybrids are burdened with what essentially boils down to two parallel powertrains. Hydrogen is limited to where it is available. Bio-ethanol has its own drawbacks, but don't ...

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    All 2011 Buick Regals to be flex-fuel capable starting this fall

    2011 Buick Regal Turbo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Starting this fall, all new 2011 Buick Regals will have flex-fuel capability. The first boatloads of Regals from Germany have begun rolling off the docks in New Jersey in the past week and are being sent out to dealers. The ...

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    All Bentley Continental models going flex-fuel in June

    2010 Bentley Continental Supersports – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It may not be the most interesting news you read all week, but we now have a date at which all Bentley Continentals will be able to gulp down whiskey with the best of 'em: June.( Well, not exactly whiskey, but ...

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    Not Done Yet: Hummer H3, H3T get biofuel capability, new colors for 2010

    2010 Hummer H3 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Can a Hummer be green? The brand that most obviously represents American excess in the minds of environmentalists – though Hummer's vehicles aren't actually worse than any other large SUV – has seemingly been fighting off its ...

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    Geneva 2009: Bentley takes a tipple, Continental SuperSports goes FFV

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports
    Bentley claims that the new Continental Supersports is the fastest, most powerful production Bentley ever produced. But beyond raw power and speed, CEO Franz-Josef Paefgen said it was the beginning of a new era for ...

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    Geneva Preview: Bentley goes green - really fast - with the Continental Supersports

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Bentley Continental Supersports
    Bentley has decided to go green, and the fabulously white coupe you see above is how they've done it: "a muscular two-seater that delivers supercar performance and a highly focused driving experience." Sounds green so far, ...

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    From Royal Blue to Green: the Queen retrofits her Bentleys to run on bio-fuel

    Click above to view the Bentley State Limousine in our hi-res gallery
    Britain's royal family may not have the power to legislate any new initiatives, green or otherwise, but the heads of state still wield influence over public opinion and have taken up the cause of environmentally-conscious ...

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    Volvo plans to release 'micro-hybrid' in 2011

    Click above for a gallery of the Volvo ReCharge Concept
    Volvo's product development unit is still hard at work, even as Ford has slapped a price tag on the brand. In an effort to develop more environmentally-friendly vehicles capable of meeting stringent emissions regulations on the horizon, the ...

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    Ford gives 88-MPG flex-fuel, plug-in Escape Hybrid to Department of Energy

    The Blue Oval has gifted the U.S. Department of Energy a one-of-a-kind vehicle: a plug-in Escape Hybrid that can run on E85, has a 30-mile range on pure electric power at up to 40 mph, and gets 88 mpg in the city and 50 mpg on the highway. Yes, you read that correctly. But you might want to read it ...

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    2009 HUMMER H2 and H2 SUT will be E85 compatible

    In Dallas, a businessman has spent half a million dollars to install nine pumps that dispense E85, E10, and biodiesel. The catch: the businessman is a HUMMER dealer, and the pumps are next to his dealership. The station is called Classic Clean Fuels, and it is intended to make a statement for next ...

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    The US according to Lutz: ethanol, yes, diesels, not so much

    In the fuel economy and future tech debate, the hybrid vs. diesel vs. hydrogen fuel cells vs. smaller cars and smaller engines always provokes a fair bit of discussion among Autoblog commentators. At this point, no one yet knows what's going to win since nobody knows how the volatile mix of ...

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    AutoblogGreen reviews the Dodge Avenger

    If you're interested on getting an Autoblog Garage-style take on the new Dodge Avenger, head over to AutoblogGreen, where Sam Abuelsamid reviews the medium-sized Charger doppelganger after spending a few days with one of the sedans in SXT trim. Why AutoblogGreen? Well, Sam ran the car on E85 once ...

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    Toyota hybrid production could hit 1 million units within next decade

    As automakers blitz Washington with their answers to the U.S. dependency on increasingly expensive foreign oil, it was Toyota's turn to step up to the plate Wednesday. Speaking to the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee, Toyota's advanced technology manager, William Reinert, focused on his ...

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    GM offers $1,000 E85/gas card with purchase of FlexFuel vehicle

    General Motors is offering a $1,000 fuel card with the purchase of a 2006 or 2007 Chevy or GMC FlexFuel vehicle. The promotion is only available in the Chicago and Minneapolis-St. Paul markets between May 2nd and July 31st and is good with the purchase of an FFV Tahoe, Suburban, Avalanche, Sierra, ...

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    2007 Dodge Durango official pics and deets

    Dodge unveiled its refreshened Durango for 2007 yesterday at the Dallas Auto Show with the announcement that in 2008 the company will be producing the Durango HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle). The HEV version of Dodge’s big brute ute will feature the company’s lauded 5.7L HEMI V8 mated to ...

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    Does the U.S. face dependence on foreign ethanol?

    Well, not exactly, but President Bush's current fascination with E85 fuel aside, problems with widespread adoption of high ethanol content fuels go far beyond the lack of special pumps at your corner gas station-- the U.S. has an E85 shortage, and we're importing ethanol from Brazil to make up ...


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