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Alternative Energy

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  • Chevrolet Eyes Summer 2014 for Natural-Gas Impala

     
    In the ongoing trend toward vehicles that get better mileage on cleaner fuels, GM thinks natural gas is a natural progression. The automaker today announced plans for a bi-fuel-powered car that can run on either gasoline or compressed natural gas.......
  • GM Expects EPA to Rate 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel at 27/46 MPG

     
    GM said today the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze diesel will get an EPA rating of 27/46 mpg city/highway with its standard six-speed automatic transmission. The highway rating represents the highest of any non-hybrid car in the U.S., GM says, but the......
  • Talking points: Erratic vs. calm

     
    Obama's camp mistakenly sent out some pre-debate talking points. They emphasize Obama's composure and McCain's lack thereof. The key day in this race so far may have been the day when McCain suspended his campaign and tried to postpone the......
  • Alternative Energy Faces New Hurdles

     
    Biofuels, solar, wind, geothermal ??? everyone knows about these alternative energy sources because presidential candidates list them off in debates and speeches like they're naming their children. But with the credit crisis squeezing capital, and oil and...
  • Question of the Day: Do Any New Cars Use Compressed Natural Gas?

     
    Alternative fuels have been making noise ever since the summer, when gas prices rose to more than $4 per gallon. One of the alternatives that has seen a lot of support is natural gas ??? but can you actually buy......
  • McCain and Obama on Transportation and Energy

     
    In case you hadn't heard, this country will hold a presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. KickingTires presents to you the respective proposals on energy and transportation issues from Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. The...
  • Panasonic Looks to Expand Into EV Batteries

     
    The company that makes your plasma TV wants to get in on the ground floor of building the battery for your future car as well. Panasonic is making serious overtures that it will buy Sanyo, another Japanese electronics company. What......
  • Now on MotherProof: Self-Reliant Camper

     
    Have you ever wanted to go on a camping trip that included all the amenities you???re used to in modern life? Have you ever wanted to cram those amenities into a fully functional vehicle that runs off a combination of......
  • Solar-Powered Car Finishes Trip Around the World

     
    Louis Palmer, a 36-year-old Swiss school teacher, has completed the first journey around the world in a solar-powered car, arriving at the United Nations on Thursday in the middle of talks on climate change. Palmer drove the two-seater hauling a......
  • Green. The New Pork?

     
    President-elect Obama is saying no to pork. Or just to old-fashioned pork? ???You know the days of just pork coming out of Congress as a strategy, those days are over,??? Obama said last week. Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi and......
  • Senate Dems mull 'green' spending

     
    By Jim Tankersley You can't cross a street in Washington these days without bumping into someone with a 12-point set of recommendations for President-elect Barack Obama and the massive economic stimulus plan he and Congressional leaders are drafting....