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The US Navy, Biofuels, and the Eco Arms Race

August 12th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

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


Mazda 6 Diesel Racer Falls To Mechanical Woes At 24 Hours Of Daytona

February 6th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

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


Propel Fuels Planning Massive Expansion

December 19th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

While many major oil companies are trying to grow their green credentials, few actually offer an alternative to the oil-based petroleum. But Propel Fuels is looking to change that, offering drivers in California and the Pacific Northwest their choice of E85 ethanol or biodiesel. And soon, more people will have access to these sustainable fuels, as Propel has announced a massive expansion to new and existing markets



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