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Volvo invests in company installing EV chargers at BP gas stations

Rather than own chargers a la Tesla, Volvo will work with FreeWire

Rather than own chargers a la Tesla, Volvo will work with FreeWire.

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BP to install fast chargers at every filling station in the UK

Buys Chargemaster, which operates 50,000 chargers already in Europe

Buys Chargemaster, which operates 50,000 chargers already in Europe

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Hey, enjoy that cheap gas while you can

Thirst for oil outpaces supply, coal use up — and so is carbon output

Thirst for oil outpaces supply, coal use up — and so is carbon output.

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BP stations get in bed with Nissan for electric vehicle chargers

Soon, 10 BP stations in North Carolina will offer Nissan Leaf buyers free fast charging.

Which island will you need, the one with the stinky hoses or the one with the electricity?

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VW lawyers up with firm that defended BP

Volkswagen has hired the law firm that defended BP during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for the automaker's aid in the diesel emissions scandal.

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Unusual Recall Of The Week: BP gasoline

Recalls are quite common in the automotive world, but this recent recall is out of the ordinary. BP has just announced a recall for contaminated gasoline in the northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois areas that have evidently caused numerous drivability issues in customer vehicles. Apparently, this recall only applies to regular grade gasoline that originated from BP's Whiting, Ind. storage facility last week and purchased at BP gas stations and "other retail outlets," which according to the T

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BMW sharpens its Edge with first M3 DTM livery

With six cars joining the grid this year in the DTM series, BMW is sure to present wildly different liveries – largely determined by the sponsors brought on board – for each one. And this is the first.

BP expands ethanol output with acquisition of Brazil's Tropical BioEnergia

British Petroleum (BP) is set to expand its Brazilian ethanol output with its full acquisition of biofuel firm Tropical BioEnergia S.A. Set to take effect immediately, BP will acquire the remaining 50 percent of Tropical BionEnergia from existing joint venture partners for $71 million.

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New worries emerge that BP is leaking oil into the Gulf again

Remember the Deepwater Horizon, the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year and leaked untold thousands of gallons of oil and tar balls? Of course you do. Well, things might not be as finished there as the recent news silence would suggest. With the federal government still trying to Restore The Gulf, reports are coming in that BP is "investigating" a new sheen of oil in the Gulf. No word yet on whether this is a new spill, something fairly innocent (some oil does naturally seep ou

BP, Conoco Philips scrap $35b Alaska natural gas pipeline project

Oil behemoths BP and ConocoPhillips have scrapped plans to build a $35 billion pipeline to move natural gas from Alaska to the Lower 48. BP and ConocoPhillips claim that the decision to abandon the massive natural gas pipeline project was driven by weak customer demand.

Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money

As expected, a Democratic bill that would have put an end to the multi-billion-dollar annual tax subsidies for oil companies Chevron, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil failed to overcome a Republican filibuster on Tuesday evening. The heavily partisan 52-in-favor, 48-against vote fell eight shy of the 60 required to bring the bill to the floor.

Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money

As expected, a Democratic bill that would have put an end to the multi-billion-dollar annual tax subsidies for oil companies Chevron, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil failed to overcome a Republican filibuster on Tuesday evening. The heavily partisan 52-in-favor, 48-against vote, fell eight shy of the 60 required to bring the bill to the floor.

BP gushes over improved ethanol

British Petroleum's (BP) disastrous Gulf oil spill will forever be a part of our nation's gasoline-powered history. The oil giant is trying to introduce an improved ethanol that could assist us in weaning ourselves off of oil and making that spill a distant memory. Recently, BP teamed up with the University of Illinois, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of California at Berkeley, and Seoul National University to engineer a yeast strain that can simultaneously ferment two diff

Toyota, BP top list of biggest blunders in 2010

Don't look now, but we're firmly entrenched in the final week of 2010. Which means, besides figuring out a way to return a few gifts, it's time to take a look back at the year that was. Here's one to get us started: What companies made the biggest blunders of 2010?

Grassroots to BP CEO Tony Hayward: To go beyond petroleum, let's get you an electric car

BP CEO Tony Hayward isn't exactly the most popular businessman in the world these days. Socially tone-deaf, he's going to be remembered (rightly) for his callous "I want my life back" statement that came while his company's oil was ruining the lives of people living along the Gulf of Mexico. He has announced he will leave BP and, in two weeks, will be gone.

Biodiesel producers could help clean the Gulf; ethanol is unwelcome in VA

CytoSol Biosolvent in use – Click above to watch video after the jump

Let Them Drill: Poll shows 73% of Americans oppose ban on offshore drilling (or does it?)

In response to BP's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, President Barack Obama immediately placed a six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling efforts, a move which affected 33 deep-water drilling projects. While many people initially applauded Obama's decision, public sentiment in the U.S. has now changed. The numbers from a recent Bloomberg National Poll paint a vivid picture of American desires to continue extracting the black gold from under the sea bed despite the accident that t

Bio-Degradable Oil: Why Didn't BP Think Of It?

As the world watches the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico go from bad to worse, people are asking whether there isn't another solution to petroleum-based oils.

BP buys into Kevin Costner's oil spill clean up plan, orders 32 separators

One of the weirdest parts of the BP oil spill is the work that actor Kevin Costner is doing to help clean up the spill. Except that it's really not that weird at all. We just weren't that aware of the work Costner has been doing on oil cleanup work with his Costner Industries company and Ocean Therapy Solutions since his interest was piqued after the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989. After all this time developing and promiting his oil separation devices, OTS now has some good news to report: BP is "e

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