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Low Gas Price An Opportunity For Higher Gas Tax? Not A Chance

Low Gas Price An Opportunity For Higher Gas Tax? Not A Chance

With gasoline costing 40 percent less than it did just six months ago--and under $2 a gallon in many states--you might think this would be a good time to discuss raising the Federal gas tax. You would be wrong. The Federal gas tax hasn't risen since 1993, and the U.S. Highway Trust Fund has been... read more

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Non-ethanol gasoline pump

EPA Proposal Would Cut 2014 Ethanol Mandate By 20 Percent

U.S. drivers will be putting less ethanol in their tanks. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed Friday to cut the amount of ethanol required in gasoline from what was... read more November 18, 2013 by 


 
Toyota FCV-R hydrogen fuel-cell concept car, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

DoE Backpedals, Will Fund Slight Hydrogen Fueling Station Expansion

It appears that the U.S. Department of Energy has had a change of heart. Four years ago, then-Energy Secretary Steven Chu was widely known as a skeptic about hydrogen... read more March 22, 2013 by  22


 
2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3

France Offers $6,900 Hybrid Car Subsidies: Should The U.S.?

Look back a few years, and the Federal government under President George Bush offered buyers of hybrid cars up to $3,400 in tax credits for buying an electric car. As of... read more July 26, 2012 by  4


 
Eaton technologies test day, Marshall, Michigan, Sept 2010

Job Training For Returning Vets: Installing Electric-Car Chargers

Industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation, whose automotive business makes superchargers and many other parts, also supplies electric-car charging stations. Under a recent... read more June 13, 2012 by  4


 
Barack Obama

Obama 2012 Budget Proposes Higher Tax Credit For Plug-In Cars

Two days ago, President Barack Obama released his proposed U.S. government budget for the fiscal year starting in October. And in it, he followed through on a promise from... read more February 15, 2012 by  6


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

If You Want To Attack The Volt, Try To Get Your Math Right

Few things seem to set off a certain part of the political spectrum like the Chevrolet Volt, the extended-range electric car from General Motors. It's been on sale exactly... read more December 23, 2011 by  34


 
2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan

Why The 2013 Dodge Dart Sedan HAS To Get 40 MPG Highway

It's a magic number, 40 mpg, a nice big round figure to tout in big print every time gasoline prices go up. Most makers have at least one car that achieves 40 mpg, but for... read more December 8, 2011 by  2


 
GE WattStation Electric Car Charging Station

Want A Tax Break On An Electric-Car Charging Station? Act Now!

For several years now, the Federal Government has offered tax credits to people buying brand new highway-capable electric cars, as well as those installing electric car... read more November 21, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

DoE's Chu Hopes Chrysler Can Play With Big Kids, Get Loans At Last

Well, looks like Chrysler is getting closer to playing with the big kids at last. The back-from-bankruptcy third U.S. automaker, now effectively controlled by Italy's Fiat... read more May 17, 2011 by  1


 
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