Ford, like Audi, just invested 3.5 million Euro into a facility that is making synthetic fuel from air, water, and electricity. Could it possibly work?
This 135 MPH 1984 Dodge Rampage was fitted with a 1.5 liter turbodiesel engine and fed a unique B20 biodiesel blend of algae and safflower seeds.
A UPM bio-refinery will begin production this year with hopes of producing 100,000 tonnes of wood-based BioVerno biodiesel annually.
The Biofore Concept car wants to knock plastic off of its pedestal in the auto industry, replacing plastic with wood and other bio-composites.
The Farm Bill will help Extreme Biodiesel and hemp-based biodiesel bring us one step closer to Cheech & Chong’s Sweet & Low Upholstery van…maybe.
A Toyota Landcruiser 200 powered by biodiesel, emitting 60% fewer emissions over the course of the 5,250 mile race across terrain that is as fragile as it is deadly.
I’ve maintained for a while now that the best way to convince someone that nature is worth preserving is to get them out into it. It seems like the people at Roadtrek agree- and they’re going a step further by offering a new B+ class motorhome that not only uses recycled materials in its construction, […]
As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to expand access to alternative fuels and give American consumers more fuel options that save money and reduce harmful carbon emissions, the US Department of Energy has launched a new mobile app to help drivers find ethanol, biodiesel, CNG, LPG, and quick-charging EV stations to keep their alt-fuel […]
We’ve talked about Pope Francis’ awesome dismissal of the posh, bullet-proof Mercedes’ of his predecessor with my new favorite Pope-quote: “A car is necessary to do a lot of work, but please, choose a more humble one. If you like the fancy one, just think about how many children are dying of hunger in the […]
Capable of generating electricity from diesel, natural gas, ethanol, and even biomass, this new “Cube” generator from University of Maryland startup Redox promises uninterrupted, low-emissions energy from renewable fuel sources at a fraction of the operating costs of existing alternatives.
America’s military leaders have been strong advocates for converting America’s war machine to renewable biofuels in general and ethanol in particular, and US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus just wrote a new article over at Foreign Policy that lays out all of his reasons to move away from oil, from dependence on foreign powers to oil’s troublesome logistics and environmental impact.
Utilizing a production-based car and engine, the Mazda 6 diesel is proof that you can have fast, efficient fun thanks to turbodiesel technology. This diesel Mazda race car uses a synthetic blend of smokeless diesel for competition, but a fueling system issue knocked the three racers out of competition just six hours into the 24 Hours of Daytona.