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Two US Senators want to remove corn ethanol from gasoline supply

Published: March 8, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Biodiesel , Ethanol , United States , Diesel California, Pennsylvania senators reach across the aisle to propose an anti-corn-ethanol bill. Continue reading Two US Senators want to remove corn ethanol from gasoline supply Two US Senators want to remove corn ethanol from gasoline supply originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 08 Mar 2015 08:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Recharge Wrap-up: Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell logs moon-worthy mileage, Kollé makes Renault Kangoo ZE pickup

Published: February 26, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Hyundai , Renault , Alternative Fuels , Biodiesel , Electric , Hydrogen Kollé turns Renault Kangoo ZE into a pickup. Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicles log enough miles to reach the moon.


Recharge Wrap-up: Canada gets Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, Washington governor favors EVs

Published: December 3, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , EV/Plug-in , Hydrogen , Hyundai , Legislation and Policy Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants extend tax breaks for EVs past the July 1 expiration date. He also calls for looking into allowing EVs use of carpool lanes and creating charging infrastructure. Inslee sees encouraging electric driving as a way to help mitigate climate change, but detractors within the state don’t like the idea of giving priorities to certain drivers


Report: EPA: 2014 renewable fuel standards ‘significantly delayed’

Published: November 26, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , Ethanol , Legislation and Policy , United States The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not going to decide just yet how much biofuel to add to the national fuel supply in the future. Last year, the EPA said, for the first time ever, that it might reduce the biofuel component in American gas, but is now saying that the 2014 standards rule will be “significantly delayed.” The EPA said that, basically, since we’re all using less gasoline, maybe we don’t need as much biofuel ( PDF ): The proposal has generated significant comment and controversy, particularly about how volumes should be set in light of lower gasoline consumption than had been forecast at the time that the Energy Independence and Security Act was enacted, and whether and on what basis the statutory volumes should be waived


Vitruvian Energy crowdfunding to make EEB, a trashy biofuel

Published: November 22, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , Emerging Technologies , Ethanol , Pontiac , Videos When sewage is treated at a wastewater treatment facility, biosolids are the byproduct.


Recharge Wrap-up: Couple wins Toyota Mirai; Tesla Gigafactory wages reported

Published: November 22, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , Hydrogen , Toyota , Tesla Motors , LA Auto Show A couple who won a Toyota Mirai at the Los Angeles Auto Show are among the first people to own the new fuel-cell sedan.


Read This: BioWillie, Willie Nelson’s biodiesel dream, goes up in smoke

Published: November 17, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel Here’s a blast from the past, the name BioWillie hasn’t been heard on these pages since 2008, and its reappearance today isn’t a bit of good news.


Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla battery drain reported; ELF two-seater solar trike

Published: November 14, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , EV/Plug-in , Solar , Transportation Alternatives , Tesla Motors Biofuel company KiOR has filed for bankruptcy. KiOR, which was born out of a partnership between Khosla Ventures and Dutch biofuel startup BIOeCON, has debts numbering $261.31 million, with just $58.27 million in assets


Recharge Wrap-up: Honda Legend Sport Hybrid launching in Japan; driving cross-country on chicken fat

Published: November 11, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , EV/Plug-in , Honda Honda will begin sales in Japan of the Legend Sport Hybrid SH-AWD in January. The Legend is Japan’s answer to the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid sold in the US. Up front, the new flagship sedan uses a 3.5-liter V6 with cylinder deactivation and a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission with integrated electric motor.


Recharge Wrap-up: Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive is a rock star, FedEx tests electric trucks

Published: October 1, 2014

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Filed under: Biodiesel , Diesel , EV/Plug-in , MPG , Ford , Mercedes Benz , Lightweight The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is in a new music video for I Lived by OneRepublic. The band’s singer, Ryan Tedder, has also been brought on as a brand ambassador for the German automaker.


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