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Demand Drops But Debt Increases For Big Oil

August 14th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

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

Renault-Nissan to Build EVs With Mitsubishi

November 6th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Renault-Nissan and Japanese firm Mitsubishi are to share the production of vehicles, technology and factory capacity, the two groups announced on Tuesday, highlighting the development of electric cars. A statement on the terms of the deal said: "As&hellip

26 MPG 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Arrives at Dealers

November 4th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Nissan announced on October 25, 2013, the U.S. pricing for the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, which is on sale now at U.S. Nissan dealers nationwide. The new Pathfinder Hybrid joins the Pathfinder 3.5-liter model in the expanded 2014 lineup, bringing&hellip

In the Army Now! Military Developing Ethanol Fuel Cell

June 15th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Electricity-generating fuel cells that can be fueled by a cheap, abundant, and renewable fuel source seem to be the holy grail of a low-emission, energy-independent future. Up to now, making the hydrogen that’s powered fuel cell cars has been expensive, but the US military may have come up with new way to generate electricity in a fuel cell with a fuel that we’ve been writing an awful lot about, lately: ethanol

Op-Ed: Big Oil Tells More Lies About Ethanol, Only Idiots Believe Them

June 11th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

In a legal brief filed with the US Supreme Court, the American Petroleum Institute – a powerful, well-funded lobbyist group that represents more than 500 oil and natural gas companies – insisted that transportation fuels containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) could damage cars and trucks. Should we believe them

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