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396Gas Station Fills Customers' Tanks With Water

Woman charged $3,000 for replacement parts

A woman in New Jersey is fighting to have her car repaired after she filled up her tank with what turned out to be tainted gasoline.

93Hollywood stars drink hydrogen B-Class F-Cell emission water in Death Valley [UPDATE]

A plug-in electric vehicle can be used to power a house during a winter storm, but if you're more worried about the heat of, say, Death Valley, then maybe you'll want a Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell along. That's the message of a new video from Daimler and starring Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds) and Joshua Jackson (Fringe) that promotes the company's hydrogen-powered car. The gist? You can drink the tailpipe emissions.

2Ford reduces water use in vehicle assembly by 10.6 billion gallons

Ford is reducing its water use much faster than expected, and touting the achievement with another infographic. During 2012, the global automaker achieved an 8.5 percent reduction in the amount of water used to make its vehicles, putting Ford more than halfway toward its target of using an average of four cubic meters per vehicle globally by 2015.

25High-tech seatbelt device wants to save you in a flood [w/video]

We imagine things get hectic pretty quickly if you happen to take a deep plunge while still in your car. As the water rushes in, things like patience and good sense can rush out, so doing something as reflexive and simple as getting out of your seatbelt can waste time you don't really have. If you're worried about ending up underwater in your car, then you'll want to check out the Escape Belt from Dutch company Fijen.

14Honda uses hydro power because "Every Drop Counts"

A little water power can pull about seven gas-powered cars off the road.

AddIn Detail: Water-Powered FlyBoard

A water-powered jetpack may not be new, but it surely is still unique and awesome. And, unlike the Jetlev, this water-powered FlyBoard is actually somewhat affordable.

7Ampera video will be shown on temporary water screen in UK

Some say the Vauxhall Ampera extended-range plug-in can do amazing things, but we're pretty sure the sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Volt can't float on water. That's what the U.S. model is for.

96Driving a hydrogen car on a hot day? Drink the exhaust for refreshment

Here's an interesting way to look at hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, courtesy of the California Fuel Cell Partnership. In a new blog update, the CaFCP says, "Nothing like a little exhaust from a fuel cell electric vehicle ... water so clean you can drink it."

9Video: WaveJet is personal water propulsion powered by batteries

WaveJet demonstration – Click above to watch video after the jump

43Report: Tata pours $15M into project researching water as fuel

The lure of extracting hydrogen from water in a somewhat real-time fashion in sufficient quantities to power an automobile has so far been a complete dead-end pursuit. One of the biggest problems is that it takes more energy to release the hydrogen from its water-tight bonds than is actually returned by the resulting hydrogen.

41Report: Ratan Tata pours $15M into project researching water as fuel

The lure of extracting hydrogen from water in a somewhat real-time fashion in sufficient quantities to power an automobile has so far been a complete dead-end pursuit. One of the biggest problems is that it takes more energy to release the hydrogen from its water-tight bonds than is actually returned by the resulting hydrogen.

AddEPA testing green pavement to clean rainwater runoff

Green pavement? What's so exciting about that? If I wanted to test out some green pavement, all I'd need to do is make a run to the local Home Depot, pick up a can of green paint and dump it outside my driveway, right? Well, that's not exactly what we're talking about here, of course. But just what is "green pavement" anyway?

15Lancia gets wet in Venice with model Catrinel Menghia and Martini Racing [w/VIDEO]

Lancia di Lancia launches in Venice – Click either image for high-res image gallery

AddBiodiesel's water footprint? 14,000 liters per liter of biofuel

We recently heard that, according to one group of researchers at Environmental Science & Technology magazine, corn ethanol has a water cost of 50 gallons per mile. Now, a team working from the University of Twente in the Netherlands has calculated the water cost of ethanol and other biofuels and to make bioelectricity. The results are not pretty. The researchers looked at 13 crops and tried to calculate the most efficient way to turn them into energy depending on where the crops were grown,

AddSo sayeth Popular Mechanics: HHO systems do not work

We've had our share of posts on on-board hydrogen-generating engines over the past few years, and I'm sure there will be many more. The truth is that water engine hype will always need to confront reality from time to time. When it does, the results are not pretty. Coast To Coast AM wasn't fooled, neither was Popular Mechanics. We weren't either. But, because this particular hydra has a lot (a lot) of heads, Popular Mechanics has partnered with Dateline NBC and an EPA-certified lab to bust the m

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