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See the Real Cost of Your Gas Guzzler

Published: 
Wed, 10/05/2016 (All day)

Check the sticker price on an electric car or a plug-in hybrid on the market today, and you’re likely to find a bumped-up charge for zero- or low-emission models compared with internal combustion vehicles.

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Obama Orders New Efficiency for Big Trucks

Published: 
Sun, 02/23/2014 - 7:00pm
Category: 
Transportation

President Obama on Tuesday ordered the development of tough new fuel standards for the nation’s fleet of heavy-duty trucks as part of what aides say will be an increasingly muscular and unilateral campaign to tackle climate change through the use of the president’s executive power.

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Study Finds Methane Leaks Negate Benefits of Natural Gas as a Fuel for Vehicles

Published: 
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:47am
Category: 
Energy

The sign is ubiquitous on city buses around the country: “This bus runs on clean burning natural gas.”

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Daily Report: G.M.-Honda Partnership Aims for Fuel Cell by End of Decade

Published: 
Thu, 07/04/2013 - 10:56am
Category: 
Transportation

General Motors and Honda will develop and share a hydrogen fuel cell for vehicles they would produce around the end of the decade, the automakers announced on Tuesday, Lindsay Brooke reports in The New York Times.

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Fuel From Landfill Methane Goes on Sale

Published: 
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 8:33am
Category: 
Energy

Farmers, waste management companies and the energy industries have long experimented with converting methane, a byproduct of decomposing organic matter, into transportation fuel.