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Renewable Energy

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  • Chrysler Developing Engine That Burns Gasoline and Diesel

     
    Chrysler and the U.S. Department of Energy are developing a radical prototype engine that burns a combination of gasoline and diesel fuels that could help Chrysler and other automakers meet future fuel economy targets, according to a presentation given...
  • Study Warns of E15 Fuel Dangers

     
    The EPA recently approved the use of E15 fuel at gas stations, but several groups, including the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, say that the ruling is premature and will have dangerous consequences. The organization contends that the 15%...
  • Controversy Persists Over EPA's Four-Gallon Rule

     
    Under a new rule, the EPA will require you to buy a minimum of four gallons of gas from any pump that sells E15, or gasoline that's 15% ethanol. Most stations sell E10, or 10% ethanol. But the handful of......
  • Chicago to Washington, D.C., on One Tank of Diesel

     
    The maximum fuel range you see advertised on TV can be a myth. Technically, the claimed range is accurate if you squeeze every last drop of fuel from the tank and are able to achieve a sometimes optimistic highway mileage.......
  • Another Reason Your Mileage May Vary (for the Worse): Ethanol

     
    "Actual results will vary for many reasons," says the fine print below the EPA gas mileage on any new car's Monroney sticker. The sticker then lists a few of them: driving conditions, driving style, vehicle maintenance. There's one more: ethanol.......
  • Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show

     
    Looks like: An accessorized C-Max Energi Defining characteristics: Solar panels atop the roof Ridiculous features: A solar-magnifying canopy the car has to sit under Chances of being mass-produced: There's potential; Ford plans real-world feasibility...
  • Prime the Pump on Your Fuel Knowledge

     
    Most of us don't likely give much thought to the fuel we put in our vehicle's tank. It's supposed to take regular gas? We use regular. Oh, it's a diesel? We use diesel. But knowing the differences in the various......
  • Infographic: Alternative Fuels by the Numbers

     
    How has the rise in popularity of alternative-fuel-powered vehicles affected the cost of a gallon of gasoline and how much of it motorists buy? A new infographic from Mustang enthusiast site CJ Pony Parts charts the changes along with how......
  • How Automakers Recycle (Graphic)

     
    Because it's Earth Day, we're looking at how car parts are recycled, how outside objects are recycled for use in cars and how automakers are using new, renewable energy resources to make cars less of a drag on the environment.......
  • Recycling Newspapers Into Fuel

     
    If researchers at Tulane University have their way, old news could be a new fuel. The researchers have discovered a bacterial microbe that likes the taste of old newspapers ??? the cellulosic wood pulp that makes the paper, to be......
  • Gas Prices Continue to Climb

     
    The national average price for gasoline continued to climb the past week, moving up 3 cents a gallon to $3.53 for regular unleaded, but some states experienced much larger increases. Prices jumped by 12 cents in Kentucky to $3.59 a......