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Automotive Digest Green Editor Jon LeSage Interviewed on AV Clean Cities Radio

The finalized 54.5 mpg federal fuel economy standards, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and how it may impact natural gas-powered transportation, and how consumers have been making green vehicle purchase choices were among the topics discussed by Curtis Martin, Program Coordinator for … Continue reading

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Fracking for natural gas facing federal pressure

Natural gas has become an increasing important energy source in the U.S., fueling cooking and heating, electric power plants, and transportation, among other applications. Supporters of natural gas emphasize that it’s a domestic fuel freeing us from foreign oil, it’s … Continue reading

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Ultra cool green fuels still a ways out

Americans do tend to be fascinated with green, advanced vehicle fuels – they do speak to our passion for competition, innovation, high-tech gadgetry, and creative problem solving. The space age saw a lot of this happen, especially with President Kennedy’s … Continue reading

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Who the Heck is Union of Concerned Scientists?

So the Union of Concerned Scientists took Center for Automotive Research to task for its report on automakers not being able to realistically reach the possible upcoming 62-mpg-by-2025 mandate from the federal government. CAR said the vehicles would cost more … Continue reading

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Bottled Water Companies Want to Look Green – Just Like Oil Companies

Dasani, one of the major bottled water companies owned by Coca-Cola, is running an ad campaign that reminds me of what a few of the oil companies are attempting to accomplish in their marketing. Dasani says that its new PlantBottle … Continue reading

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Water going away just like oil, and there could be a solution

The diminishing supply of fossil fuels on this planet is driving the price of gasoline and diesel upward, causing economic disruption and energy security tensions. We’ve seen this happen over the years, from OPEC oil embargoes of the 1970s to … Continue reading

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