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
"The Concourse of Hypocrisy" (A cavalcade of gas-guzzling contemporary automobiles-- with hypocritical bumper stickers!)
, 2007-08-20 04:01:25
"The citizens of Berkeley, California pride themselves on being the most socially conscious environmentalists in the world. They also hate war, since every war these days is dubbed a "war for oil." ...Bookmark tags: politics, iraq, war, environment, oil, cars, satire, 9-11, california, pc
Video -- Pump Up the Volume: Energy Production & National Security
, 2007-09-27 15:30:27
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL); David Hamilton, Director of Global Warming & Energy Programs, Sierra Club; Steven F. Hayward, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Andrew N. ...Bookmark tags: politics, oil, climate-change, cars, woolsey, sierra-club, kudlow, efficiency, energy, environment
Home Hydrogen Production ... An Emerging Revolution?
, 2007-10-09 19:00:45
Considering that most driving is less than 25 miles per day, even this limited range provides a path (like with Plug-In Electric Vehicles) for moving from gasoline to electrical power. ...Bookmark tags: world-news, environment, global-warming, oil, climate-change, cars, home, gas, green, transportation
Video -- Algae to be Refined Into Cost-Effective, Non-Polluting Biodiesel
, 2007-10-10 15:30:36
Vertigro Energy is a joint venture between Global Green Solutions and Valcent Products. Vertigro's algae-to-biofuel technology mass produces algae and extracts algae oil. This oil can be refined into a cost-effective, non-polluting diesel biofuel. ...Bookmark tags: business, video, oil, cars, fuel, emissions, carbon, biofuels, biodiesel, vehicles
Tell Toyota to Walk the Walk on Fuel Economy
, 2007-10-11 20:00:39
The Union of Concerned Scientists and a number of other groups have been blasting Toyota for failing to endorse a strong boost to U.S. fuel economy standards. ...Bookmark tags: world-news, environment, global-warming, oil, climate-change, cars, energy, gas, sustainability, toyota
New life for recycled motor oil, batteries, and tires
, 2007-10-14 19:30:31
Ever wondered what happens to all those gallons of used motor oil, spent car batteries, and worn out tires? Well, if they're properly disposed of (i.e. not tossed in the trash), chances are, at least some are being reused or recycled into new products. ...Bookmark tags: technology, oil, cars, automotive, recycle
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
Why the New 35-MPG Fuel Economy Standard Is a Bad Idea
, 2007-12-07 10:30:41
Supposedly, the much anticipated ratcheting up of car fuel efficiency standards will force more people to downsize their rides and purchase more fuel-efficient cars. I don't buy it. ...Bookmark tags: technology, oil, cars, fuel, autos, gas-prices, vehicles, fuel-economy, cafe, gas-mileage
Video: BMW Unveils New Diesel Models For US Market
, 2008-01-15 12:01:19
At a press conference, Reithofer launches BMW diesels in North America. He also announces BMW hybrid electric vehicles coming in 2009.
...Bookmark tags: business, oil, cars, energy, auto, fuel, hybrid, bmw, diesel, vehicles
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
Oil at $100 beyond 2016
, 2008-03-17 16:01:12
Current projections say oil is going to stay high for quite awhile... ...Bookmark tags: us-news, middle-east, oil, energy, cars, gas, fuel, price, crisis, opec
Will a Revolutionary Energy Breakthrough Help to Kick-Start the Economy?
, 2008-03-22 14:30:24
Several new energy systems are in development throughout the world – as they reach the market, demand for fossil fuels will drop. However, few of these innovations have the potential to catalyze changes in the entire energy picture. ...Bookmark tags: technology, oil, energy, cars, alternative-energy, future, depression, recession, manufacturing, sustainable
Ethanol reality check: Does it make sense to fill your gas tank with corn?
, 2008-04-08 10:00:45
The U.S. is putting a lot of its energy chips on ethanol. President Bush wants to increase U.S. ethanol production by close to 600% by 2017, so U.S. companies are racing to make ethanol out of just about anything. ...Bookmark tags: business, environment, oil, food, cars, gas, investment, president-bush, fuel, ethanol
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
How to find cheap gas
, 2008-05-09 15:00:39
Before Akshay Dodeja stopped to fill up the gas tank of his Acura Integra, the 22-year-old Portland, Ore., computer-engineering student checked his cellphone. There, he found the cheapest gas from a list of 10 stations in the area. ...Bookmark tags: business, tech, money, oil, cars, driving, cellphone, websites, gas-prices, summer
Toyota Camry: Can It Beat the Ford F-150?
, 2008-05-19 17:30:19
Could the Toyota Camry become the best-selling vehicle in the U.S.? It could happen, if sales keep falling for large pickups, and cars keep climbing up the list of Top 10-selling vehicles. ...Bookmark tags: business, environment, oil, cars, economics, gas, ford, transportation, driving, toyota
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