Petroleum Institute Quizzes Public On Domestic Oil Production
, 2007-08-13 23:30:22
The American Petroleum Institute conducts "man on the street" interviews about U.S. domestic energy production. ...Bookmark tags: business, anwr, fuel, fossil-fuel, oil, natural-gas, energy, video, gasoline, energy-production
Video: Senator Pushes To Widen U.S. Ethanol Market
, 2007-09-11 12:01:05
Senator John Thune comments on meeting with Department of Energy officials to push for higher ethanol blends, up to 30% blend levels. ...Bookmark tags: business, ethanol, fuel, biofuel, e85, e10, gasoline, climate-change, emissions, cars
'Sewer' Water Sold As 'Premium' Gas Blamed For Broken Down Cars
, 2007-11-21 10:01:00
...."You couldn't stand (the smell)?"
"Correct," Sarmiento said. "It smelled like a toilet."
Other motorists have reported similar problems after filling up at the same Citgo gas station.
Deanna Stonier said she had to pay $1,000 to repair her car. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, florida, gasoline, orlando, toilet, orange-county, central-florida, citgo, gas-station
Video: University of Minnesota Biofuel Research Moving Forward
, 2007-11-29 12:30:36
Researchers at the University of Minnesota describe the school's efforts to develop alternative fuels based on biomass. ...Bookmark tags: technology, video, oil, cars, energy, agriculture, ethanol, fuel, minnesota, gasoline
Video: Description of EcoBoost Technology
, 2008-01-17 10:30:38
Ford Motor Company is introducing a new technology called EcoBoost that will deliver up to 20 percent better fuel economy on half a million Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles annually in North America during the next five years. ...Bookmark tags: business, video, global-warming, oil, climate-change, cars, energy, ford, gasoline, ecoboost
Video: Explorer America Concept Reveal at NAIAS
, 2008-01-17 10:30:41
The Ford Explorer America concept showcases a new kind of utility for the vehicle customers have known and loved for years: even better fuel efficiency. ...Bookmark tags: business, video, oil, cars, energy, ford, fuel, gasoline, detroit, fuel-economy
The Car of the Future is Here
, 2008-01-22 15:01:01
The Extreme Hybrid from AFS Trinity was rolled out last week at the Detroit auto show. It can run 40 miles on electricity before reverting to running efficiently on gasoline like a normal hybrid, such as the Toyota Prius. ...Bookmark tags: technology, cars, hybrid, gasoline, detroit, auto-show, fuel-efficiency, Prius, afs-trinity
GM's Dark Ages Approach to Global Warming
, 2008-02-28 19:02:14
General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz recently called global warming a "total crock of s--t." So much for intelligent leadership, but thanks for giving America a clear explanation of why your company is struggling with daily layoffs and market share implosion. ...Bookmark tags: business, global-warming, cars, gm, gasoline, automobiles, innovation, competition, industry, carbon-dioxide
Buy Used Cars
, 2008-02-29 02:02:23
business, cars, used-cars, new-cars, auto-sales, used-cars-for-sale, sell-cars, selling-car, buy-sell-cars, car-for-sale10 GM's Dark Ages Approach to Global Warming7 hours ago - Seeded by Partisan HackSource: AlterNet.orgGeneral Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz recently called global warming a "total crock of s--t." So much for intelligent leadership, but thanks for giving America a clear explanation of why your company is struggling with daily layoffs and market share implosion. ...Bookmark tags: business, global-warming, cars, gm, gasoline, automobiles, innovation, competition, industry, carbon-dioxide
Video: sports car that runs for a year on one tank of petrol
, 2008-03-06 16:30:20
Making its European debut today, the sports car that only needs refuelling once a year. ...Bookmark tags: technology, automobiles, cars, gasoline, petrol, electric, plug-in-hybrid, vehicle, zero-emissions-vehicles
$5.20 a Gallon? America's Priciest Gas
, 2008-03-28 08:01:29
Five dollars and 20 cents for a gallon of gas. The number says a lot.
Yes, it may be the most expensive gas in America. But $5.20 doesn't begin to explain essence — the rich, off-beat, some might say, eccentric, essence of Gorda, Calif. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, cars, california, car, oil-prices, gas, gasoline, gas-prices, 520, gorda
10 Ways to Save $1.49 per gallon of gas
, 2008-04-02 10:00:51
Drive Smart: 10 Ways to Save Gas and Money
Simple Steps Help You Save 20% or More
Want to save 20 percent or more on fuel costs? Follow these 10 simple tips from the Consumer Federation of America.
Check Your Air Filter ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, tips, gas, weight, gasoline, engine, vehicles, tires, save-gas
How much are gas prices REALLY affecting your budget?
, 2008-04-28 15:00:58
Higher gas prices are assuredly hurting people with incomes near or at minimum wage. But how about many of the rest of us? Has the price done as much damage to our standard of living as some people claim?
Not hardly, said Seb at Pinching Copper.
...Bookmark tags: us-news, money, oil, cars, prices, budget, cheap, finances, gasoline, costs
Remember when gas cost $1
, 2008-05-22 09:00:38
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- Motorists were upset twenty two years ago as the price of a gallon of regular gasoline was about to hit - get this - $1.
"I have to buy it. I have two cars I drive. I need the gas," said one motorist back in 1987. ...Bookmark tags: oil, cars, inflation, gasoline, profits, motorists
Motorists Wait 8 Hours For 8 Gallons Of Free Gas
, 2008-05-23 10:30:19
A nearly half-mile line of cars snaked through side streets at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Longwood for an event offering free gas to the first 100 vehicles. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, florida, gas, gasoline, contest, promotion, gas-prices, vehicles, hours
Hybrids 101 - Compare top models
, 2008-06-05 12:00:48
Most people know by now that hybrids use electricity to achieve good gas mileage, but how their advanced powertrains work and whether they help your pocketbook is a bit more complicated. Here we'll take a look at the basic technology and its variations. ...Bookmark tags: business, tech, cars, gas, gasoline, toyota, gas-prices, savings, escape, engine
Gasoline Pump Price Relief Nowhere In Sight
, 2008-06-09 14:30:45
So far, profit incentives to produce gasoline are so anemic that major refiners like Valero Energy Corp are shutting down gasoline-making equipment. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, cars, gas, transportation, gasoline, energy-prices, energy-costs, valero, pump-price
Falling Gas Prices Jump-Start GM SUV Sales (i.e., consumers are f*ing idiots)
, 2008-11-15 00:00:25
Automaker Puts Texas Plant On Overtime Amid Other ClosuresDespite the down economy, falling gas prices have driven consumers back to the sport utility vehicles they once gave the cold shoulder... ...Bookmark tags: us-news, economy, cars, gas, ford, gm, gasoline, automobiles, suv, consumers
China Is Said to Plan Stricter Gas Mileage Standards than those outlined by the Obama Adminstration
, 2009-05-28 07:00:05
HONG KONG — Worried about heavy reliance on imported oil, Chinese officials have drafted automotive fuel economy standards that are even more stringent than those outlined by President Obama last week, Chinese experts with a detailed knowledge of the plans said on Wednesday. ...Bookmark tags: world-news, china, fuel-economy, obama, fuel-standards, oil, gasoline, imports, cars, automobiles
Gasoline price passes $3 mark again
, 2009-06-17 23:00:03
California's average price for a gallon of regular gasoline topped $3 Monday for the first time since last fall, driven higher by a rally in the market for crude oil. Just one month ago, Californians paid $2.52 per gallon, according to the AAA auto club.
...Bookmark tags: oil, cars, california, gas, fuel, gasoline, global-economy, gasoline-prices