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Toyota-Hino-Shell partner on biodiesel hybrid bus trial

Toyota Motor Corporation has teamed up with Hino Motors Ltd. and Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. to test out a biodiesel formulation on the Hino Blue Ribbon City Hybrid

Improvements in generating clean diesel from coal

One of the possible avenues for reducing our dependence on imported oil is to convert coal in to diesel fuel. The Fischer-Tropsch process, which is a nearly century old chemical technique for converting coal in to liquid fuels, has been significantly improved by researchers at Rutgers University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Even though standard Fischer-Tropsch is generally considered too expensive to compete with oil, the improved method produces a cleaner burning diesel