Ah, society — takes us decades to turn a simple, life-saving corner. Subsidizing fossil fuels in the 21st century has got to be one of the dumbest things society has ever done… (and we’ve done a lot of dumb things). We have cheaper alternatives that don’t kill us and cause all kinds of health problems […]
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Following the announcement of a sweeping electric motorcycle and scooter program, Iran has broken ground on its first lithium-ion battery factory.
Iran wants bring some 400,000 electric motorcycles and 120,000 hybrid taxis to the streets of Tehran, and eventually only EVs will be allowed on in the city
Despite 4% of the world’s oil production being offline, weak demand has kept prices steady. Good news for consumers, but bad news for oil companies.
In Iran, a man was refueling his truck with natural gas, and all of a sudden it detonated. It was blown to bits inches away from him, showcasing why adoption of CNG is a slower, and more regulated process in the U.S.
Various sanctions have been imposed on Iran, including a European Union oil embargo, and this has prompted Iran to reduce its reliance on foreign oil. One way in which it is doing this is through heavy investment in natural gas-fueled cars. It just so happens that has the world’s second-largest natural gas reserves.
Take a drive around town and you will notice that gas prices are up once again. Previously we had written how the price at the pump had dropped and we speculated how long it would last. Well we now have our answer – On February 23rd oil prices hit a 9 month high and the […]
The US’ military has been pushing for more energy-efficient and oil-free ways to kill people protect America’s oil-supply freedom for several years now, introducing “super-efficient” HUMVEEs, diesel-electric hybrids, and this: the US Army CERV. First shown at last year’s Detroit Auto Show and again at the Indianapolis 500 as part of that event’s Memorial Day […]
2011 was a bad year for gas prices, but a good year for Big Oil. 2012 is shaping up to be even worse, with a perfect storm of ending energy subsidies, uncertainty in the world’s busiest oil-shipping corridor, and growing demand from developing nations. Could this be the first year of $5 a gallon gasoline? […]
Electric carmaker Coda released a new video, cleverly titled “End Dependence Day”, just in time for the 4th of July! Of course, Gas 2.0 has been covering a world that is coming to terms with its oil addiction – with its oil dependence – since 2007, so the ideas put forward in Coda’s video are […]
[social_buttons] If you’re looking for alternative fuel vehicles, the Middle East is likely the last place you’ll look. The place is just about swimming in crude oil. But a team of Iranian students and graduates have designed the plug-in EV you see here, called “Qasedak-e Nasir” or Dandelion of Nasir. While it is hardly a […]