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Cash Prize For Tech To Reduce Oil Use From DC Lobbying Group

Cash Prize For Tech To Reduce Oil Use From DC Lobbying Group

Among the many advocacy and lobbying groups that weigh in on automotive and energy policy matters in our nation's capital, Secure America's Future Energy (SAFE) isn't necessarily among the most high-profile. But now the group is offering something that should make civilians sit up and take notice... read more

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Gas pump

More Efficient Cars, More Domestic Energy: It's Working (Despite Gas Prices)

It still hasn't really registered in public awareness, but as we've said before, U.S. gasoline consumption has been falling since 2006. Now, it turns out that U.S. energy... read more March 23, 2012 by  14

Strait of Hormuz, between Iran and U.A.E., as shown on Google Maps

Why MPGs Matter: Iran Threatens Oil Supply Via Hormuz Strait

It's a truism of new-car sales: Gas prices go up, buyers focus more on gas mileage. Gas prices go down again, people forget all about fuel efficiency. Well, here's a gentle... read more December 29, 2011 by  17

'Oil Barrels, 2008' (detail) by Chris Jordan

Forget The Planet: Electric Cars Are Energy Security, Lobbying Group Says

Fresh off our piece yesterday looking at different motivations for buying plug-in cars comes more proof that it's not just early adopters and uber-greens who think driving... read more August 16, 2011 by  8


Why Buy Electric Cars? Iraq Vet Says: For National Security

Most Nissan Leaf owners are passionate about their electric cars, especially the earliest ones who've already taken delivery. But not all of them have served three tours of... read more June 8, 2011 by  2

Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California

California, Massachusetts Named Most Energy-Efficient States

California, Massachusetts and Oregon have been named the top-rated states for energy efficiency, while New York, Vermont, Washington, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Minnesota... read more October 13, 2010 by  1

2009 bentley continental supersports 003

Bogus Biofuels Blast Rebutted by Bentley Gent

Almost a year ago, we called Bentley's much-touted biofuels strategy "bogus," in an alliterative headline to a piece that was much forwarded around the green-car world. Now... read more February 23, 2010 by  2

Ford Focus EV

Jay Leno Debuts New 2012 Ford Focus EV Racer, Conferees Drive Old One

Attendees excitedly swarmed around a prototype of the all-electric 2012 Ford Focus EV at an October conference held on Microsoft's Redmond campus, outside Seattle... read more November 22, 2009 by  3

GM E85 presentation

Flex-Fuel Future: Cars Are Coming, But Where's the Fuel?

We don't hear so much about ethanol these days, now that gasoline is back down to $2.50 a gallon. But we still get e-mails, so here's a post to answer the question: What's... read more October 16, 2009 by  7


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