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Democratic presidential hopefuls straddle ethanol and the environment

Can you court corn producers while seeking to phase out fossil fuels?

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As Biden tours Iowa, farmers remember when he hurt the ethanol industry

He's an ethanol supporter, except there was an issue in 2014

He's an ethanol supporter, except there was an issue in 2014.

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Midwest flooding shuts down nearly a sixth of U.S. ethanol production

Rail lines are washed out, and corn in storage is flood-damaged

Rail lines are washed out, and corn in storage is flood-damaged.

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Trump's EPA plans to boost ethanol as Big Oil cries foul

Would allow E15 fuel use in summer

Would allow E15 fuel use in summer

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Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to lead EPA

Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote

Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote.

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Republican senator opposes Trump EPA pick over climate change policies

Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him

Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him.

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Koenigsegg plans a ‘CO2 neutral’ hybrid supercar

It’d slot below both the Agera RS and Regera

It'd slot below both the Agera RS and Regera.

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Trump to lift ban on higher-ethanol gasoline ahead of November elections

'Shot in the arm' for farmers harmed by tariff war with China

'Shot in the arm' for farmers harmed by tariff war with China

Clear for takeoff: Distiller's vodka-fueled motorcycle sets land-speed record

Raise a glass to Missoula couple's ingenuity

Raise a glass to Missoula couple's ingenuity.

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Experimental Scania bus runs on French winery waste

A test Scania now runs local routes with wine ED95 in its tanks

A test Scania now runs local routes with wine ED95 in its tanks.

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Trump biofuel policy overhaul to include fewer refinery waivers

A White House announcement is imminent, source said

The Trump administration will scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries and count ethanol exports toward federal biofuels usage quotas as part of a broad overhaul of the nation's renewable fuel policy, a source briefed on the plans said on Friday.

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Automakers want to increase octane in regular gas to decrease emissions

But will customers accept higher fuel prices?

General Motors' VP of global propulsion systems said drivers would get around three-percent better fuel economy using engines designed to run on premium.

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U.S. senator asks FBI to probe Trump adviser Carl Icahn over biofuels push

The billionaire called for policies that would have benefited his investments.

Senator Tammy Duckworth cites a potential conflict of interest.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Waymo cuts production costs, Senators talk to Scott Pruitt about RFS

Tesla connects Melbourne to Brisbane.

Waymo makes a cheaper lidar suite. Tesla connects Melbourne to Brisbane with Superchargers. Senators get RFS assurance from Trump's EPA pick.

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Trump team turns against ethanol, despite campaign rhetoric

Billionaire buddy Carl Icahn likes this new atitude.

"A black cesspool of trading if there ever was one."

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Recharge Wrap-up: Ontario's autonomous cars, Tesla updates stores for energy offerings

Valero joins Renewable Fuels Association; Marin County to use electric buses.

Autonomous testing begins in Ontario. Tesla selling energy products alongside cars. Marin County buys BYD buses. Valero joins hands with ethanol.

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He was confused about Ford, so what else can the auto industry expect from President Trump?

So many questions, so few answers.

What will President Trump do? We don't know, but we have some ideas.

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Recharge Wrap-up: 2017 RFS requirements set, Seattle's hybrid ambulances

GKN Driveline supplies eAxle for BMW X1 plug-in hybrid.

New RFS requirements aren't going to please the oil industry. Seattle cuts emissions with XL Hybrids retrofits. BMW's Chinese X1 PHEV uses GKN Driveline's eAxle AWD technology.

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Recharge Wrap-up: why Tesla's solar roof is cheaper, Maven expands westward

Iowa E15 retailers raise $12,000 in 'Pink at the Pump' campagin.

Lightness and durability are key to a cheap solar roof. E15 raises money for breast cancer awareness. Maven arrives in LA, San Francisco, and Denver.

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Scientists found a way to convert CO2 to ethanol, almost by accident

They thought it would take a series of reactions to convert CO2 into fuel, but the first step did the job.

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