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How do you solve the hydrogen production problem? Produce the hydrogen in the car.

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Do you lend out your EV?

Record-setting Tesla forsaken "for weeks" at Colorado Springs Supercharger. General Wesley Clark argues in support of ethanol at the DNC. Treehugger asks, do you lend out your EV?

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Mexico mulls purchase of US sorghum for ethanol.

Senators ask for a 2.5 billion gallon biodiesel requirement. Mexican ethanol producers meet with US sorghum growers. Eight transit agencies order 35 EV buses from Proterra.

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The e-bio system solves part of the hydrogen infrastructure problem.

The system is expected to be marketed from 2020 onwards.

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White Dog Labs boosts ethanol yields while eliminating CO2 emissions; Apple forms Apple Energy LLC.

Apple creates energy subsidiary. Solar Voyager is on an autonomous transatlantic journey. A Tesla Model X is towing a solar trailer across Canada. New process produces more ethanol, less CO2.

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US government perks, UN measures help expand green-energy employment.

Green-energy job numbers are growing a lot faster than employment in the oil and coal industries.

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Why can't Iowa market E15 to most vehicles in the summer?

Toshiba begins testing its EV bus with contactless charging. Developing countries spent the most on renewable energy last year. Odd law squeezes out summer E15 sales in Iowa.

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Growth Energy says it "could not agree more" with Trump on the biofuel.

The presumptive GOP nominee spoke on energy policy this week.

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A new House bill proposes decreasing the ethanol fuel-blend mandate.

The minimum requirements for ethanol levels in the US are getting more difficult to reach because cars today getting better fuel economy.

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Will it blend? That is the question.

For 2017, EPA calls for 18.11 billion gallons of biofuel to be mixed in gasoline and diesel. But it shouldn't affect you at the pump.

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Tesla backs Chinese charging standard; Illinois senate approves ethanol funding.

Tesla for Kids gets exclusive test drive. Tesla launches Charging Partner Program for China. Apple's Cook and Ive are singled out for automotive tech. Illinois to receive a federal ethanol grant.

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Babcock signs streaming deal with Formula E.

Tesla Model 3 will have fewer cells. Babcock signs Formula E distribution deal. Marine experts want higher ethanol blends.

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A study launched by VW and Shell looks to biofuels as a better way to achieve climate goals. Others see it as an attempt to block fuel-economy targets.

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Bugcrowd secures $15M in funding; Elio's Pilot Operations Center in Livonia, MI.

Tesla's favored bug bounty platform secures $15M in funding. India is on track to meet its ethanol blending goals for the first time. CARB's Mary Nichols leads a fuel cell rally in California. Elio sets up shop in Michigan

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Still, there are worse things for the environment.

A new study compares the water usage of various fuels, and shows room for improvement for alternative fuels.

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VeloMetro plans enclosed electric bike sharing in Vancouver

Tesla updates Summon and Autopark features. VeloMetro to launch Veemo sharing in BC. Novozymes splits duties into three divisions. The Nissan Leaf 30 kWh launches in Europe with icy video.

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You, too, could be like Kirsten Tjosaas.

A Minnesota woman managed to embezzle at least $4.5 million from her engineering firm by using a dummy organization linked to the ethanol business.

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E20 Yields RCCI Benefits

The Tesla Model X does 0-100 mph in less than 8 seconds. Renault EV sales boost Alliance numbers as Nissan Leaf sales drop. E20 yields benefits in RCCI combustion.

Donald Trump Links Ted Cruz To Big Oil As Caucuses Start In Iowa

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump attacks second-place Ted Cruz over ethanol in a state that makes 30% of all the biofuel in the US.

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He's Against The EPA's Blend Rules, Says E25 Would Be A Good Thing

Campaigning in Iowa, Republican hopeful Ted Cruz speaks out against the RFS, but thinks a free market full of E25 is just peachy.