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American Lung Association MN: Ethanol Blend is Better than Gasoline

August 31st, 2013 | by Jo Borras

Are ethanol blend fuels better than traditional petroleum fuels? According to the American Lung Association (ALA), that answer is an unequivocal “yes.” “Using E85 in a flex fuel vehicle significantly reduces tailpipe emissions as well as lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions,” explains the


Will Automated Cars Save The World?

October 28th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

We all think we are great drivers. It is everybody else who sucks at driving. Well the truth is, we’re all pretty awful, America, and it terrifies me to know that there are many people out there behind the wheel of a two-ton bullet just waiting to end my life. But vehicle automation could do more than just reduce accidents; it could save fuel on a huge scale.


Plug-in Hybrid F-150 Pick-up Truck Getting Put to the Test

August 10th, 2011 | by Jo Borras

How would someone who uses their truck for work, every day, respond to a plug-in pickup? If Ford built a full-size pickup using design notes cribbed from Chevy's Jesus car Volt, would the savings on fuel justify the added initial costs? That's what the fleet managers at PG&E (and the drivetrain specialists at ALTe) hope to find out, as they put a converted Ford F-150 pickup through a gauntlet of stop-and-go driving, hauling, commuting, and more next year



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