Conventional Cars

MotorTrend Review: Tesla Roadster 2008

Published on February 12th, 2008 | by Max Lindberg


[kml_flashembed movie="" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Sorry, this video is no longer available! But here are more posts on the Tesla Roadster: Tesla’s First Electric Vehicle, 2008 Roadster, Now Under Production Tesla Motors Sues Fisker Automotive [&hellip... Read More


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Coskata Announces Ethanol Plant for 2010

Published on February 6th, 2008 | by Philip Proefrock

Coskata, the ethanol technology company who made a major announcement about their biofuel technology at the North American International Auto Show earlier this year, has announced that they have established an alliance with ICM, Inc., a [&hellip... Read More


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More on Plasma Gasification Technology

Published on February 3rd, 2008 | by Philip Proefrock


Plasma gasification has the potential to be a breakthrough technology. It can serve not only as a method of producing fuels, but also as a method for effectively dealing with hazardous wastes. In fact, the technology [&hellip... Read More


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Airbus A380 First to Fly With Alternative Fuel

Published on February 2nd, 2008 | by Max Lindberg


Airbus beat Boeing to the punch and flew the first commercial aircraft using an alternative fuel in one engine. The really interesting thing is the two airlines are using different alternative fuels in their test flights. [&hellip... Read More

Plug-in Hybrids

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Will Plug-In Hybrids Become the Standard?

Published on January 30th, 2008 | by Max Lindberg


Farmers are planting corn and soybeans like crazy, turning food crops into ethanol and biodiesel. Scientists are squeezing oil out of algae while others are trying to coax hydrogen into a fuel that is easy to [&hellip... Read More


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Biodiesel Lawn Mowers for Sale

Published on January 29th, 2008 | by Max Lindberg


The guy in the picture is JP Patten, entrepreneur and computer expert, shown with his newly outfitted biodiesel lawn mowers. Now, I think this guy’s got a great idea, he buys lawnmower motors from China, takes [&hellip... Read More

Conventional Cars

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Hybrid Hacks and Toyota Yawns?

Published on January 27th, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett


Imagine if you could eke more mileage out of your Prius. If you’re like me, you’ve already tried. What if you could get a decadent 100mpg? More? A group of Prius owners in Japan are doing [&hellip... Read More


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Gas 2.0 Featured On 'Timber Talk' Radio

Published on January 25th, 2008 | by Clayton

Last week I was interviewed by Timber Talk, a forestry radio station in Arkansas, which coincidentally took place at the North American International Auto show in Detroit, Michigan. Timber Talk approached me last fall after reading [&hellip... Read More

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