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Fool proof: how to use a fake ethanol business to embezzle millions

Published: February 18, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Ethanol A Minnesota woman managed to embezzle at least $4.5 million from her engineering firm by using a dummy organization linked to the ethanol business.


South Korea to file criminal charges against VW exec

Published: January 20, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Audi , Volkswagen , South Korea , Diesel South Korea has rejected Volkswagen’s diesel recall plan and will proceed with criminal charges against the company and its local managing director. Continue reading South Korea to file criminal charges against VW exec South Korea to file criminal charges against VW exec originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:31:00 EST.


Report: San Francisco sees spate of Smart tipping [w/video]

Published: April 7, 2014

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Filed under: Coupe , Budget , Government/Legal , Smart Among the ten commandments of the car guy, near the top is “Thou shalt not mess with thy neighbor’s vehicle, regardless of how awful it may be.” That said, we can’t help but giggle every time we look at the image above. Apparently, some delinquents in San Francisco, bereft of bovines to tip, have taken to tipping Smart ForTwos , like some absurd, real-life version of the tractor-tipping scene from Cars


Legislation requiring minimum volume of coal-derived fuels introduced in U.S. House

Published: May 27, 2011

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Filed under: Legislation and Policy , Coal to Liquid , USA U.S. Congressman Mark Critz has announced that the Clean Coal-Derived Fuels for Energy Security Act of 2011 was introduced in the House of Representatives. Critz, a co-sponsor of the legislation and member of the Congressional Coal Caucus, says that: Coal is, and must continue to be, an important part of our nation’s energy portfolio.


Stolen: Zero S swiped from Fuel promotional tour!

Published: October 1, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , USA Zero S electric motorcycle – Click above for high-res image gallery If you spot a Zero S electric motorcycle resembling the one pictured above – possibly in the New York Metropolitan area – being driven like it’s stolen, chances are it probably was. A sad milestone was met on the weekend when the first theft of a battery-powered bike was reported to authorities in Fort Lee, New Jersey .