Toyota Tackles Hydrogen Fueling Challenges As Mirai Launch Approaches: UPDATED

Toyota Tackles Hydrogen Fueling Challenges As Mirai Launch Approaches: UPDATED

As this autumn's launch of the 2016 Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car approaches, its maker is taking steps to ensure that the small number of initial buyers and lessees will be able to fuel up their hydrogen-powered sedans with ease. Some of the 70 or so Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell SUV drivers in Southern... read more

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Non-ethanol gasoline pump

Bills To Kill Renewable Fuel Law, Ban E15 Ethanol Fuel Likely Doomed

The addition of ethanol to gasoline has now been a political hot potato in the U.S. for more than a decade. Joined by cosponsors from both sides of the aisle, U.S... read more June 9, 2015 by 

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Artificial Photosynthesis Might Make Fuel From CO2 & Sunlight, One Day

Electric cars may have made great strides recently, but thousands of researchers are still searching for a sustainable liquid fuel. Such a fuel wouldn't require drivers who... read more June 2, 2015 by 

Slide from 'The Future of Transport: Challenging Perceptions,' Shell Oil presentations, Apr 2015

How Shell Oil Sees The Future Of Energy And Vehicle Fuels In 2050

It's always good to understand how the huge global energy industry views the worlds of today and tomorrow. At last month's Shell Eco-Marathon fuel-efficiency competition... read more May 6, 2015 by 

2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost: Less Power On Regular Gas

Many carmakers are using smaller engines with turbochargers to try to boost fuel efficiency in new cars, but Ford has been among the most public in promoting the technology... read more January 9, 2015 by 

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

Green Car Reports, Five Years And 9,800 Articles Later

Five years ago today, Green Car Reports began a daily publishing schedule. At first one a day, and then more, we wrote articles on fuel efficiency, hybrids, diesel vehicles... read more February 3, 2014 by 

2013 Chevrolet Spark

2013 Chevy Spark Proves Popular With Non-GM Customers

When General Motors launched the Chevrolet Volt back in 2010, the plug-in hybrid increased GM’s market share by bringing customers to the brand who would have never... read more October 1, 2012 by  10

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Want To Track Your Real-World Gas Mileage? Here’s How

With ever-tougher fuel economy regulations and the rising price of gasoline, more Americans than ever before want to know what the gas mileage of their car really is. Keeping... read more August 28, 2012 by  4

Nissan Serena

Nissan’s New Japanese Minivan Uses Brakes To Power Electronics

In hybrid and electric cars, regenerative braking systems are used to convert kinetic energy into electrical energy under braking, slowing the car down and improving gas... read more August 20, 2012 by  1

Proposed EPA E15 gasoline pump warning label for ethanol content

OK, E15 Gasoline Is Now Approved; Do You Need To Care?

You felt the earth shake a week ago today when the EPA formally approved the sale of E15 gasoline, right? Oh, you didn't? Not surprising, really. No gas station in the U.S... read more June 22, 2012 by  7

2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

Fueling Stations: Electric Cars Trump All Other Alt-Fuel Types

Since about 1930, U.S. vehicles have largely been fueled on gasoline. Diesel passenger vehicles arrived in the 1960s, and there are now about 120,000 locations in the U.S... read more May 22, 2012 by  4

Corn Ethanol Pump

Congress Actually Ends Taxpayer Funding Of Ethanol Subsidies

When the U.S. Congress adjourned for the holidays on Friday, December 23, its departure sealed the fate of subsidized ethanol production. During its session, the Congress did... read more December 27, 2011 by  17

GM E85 presentation

E85 Now Harder To Find Than Electric Car Charging: Here’s Why

Despite millions of dollars of commitment from automakers like Ford and General Motors, finding somewhere to fill your flex-fuel car with E85 is now officially harder than... read more December 12, 2011 by  12

Cadillac’s World Thorium Fuel Concept, 2009 Chicago Auto Show

Txchnologist: Thorium lasers: Thoroughly plausible for nuclear cars

Some proposed technological innovations seem so far out that they are easy to reject out of hand. But sometimes, a new idea has a kernel of plausibility. Such is the case... read more September 12, 2011 by  6

Suzuki Wagon R, Japan's highest selling vehicle

Half Of Japan Now Drives High MPG, Low Power Kei Minicars

If there's one thing that illustrates the culture difference between the United States and Japan better than anything else, it's the cars everyone drives. In the U.S, the... read more August 15, 2011 by  1

Proposed EPA E15 gasoline pump warning label for ethanol content

EPA Tells Drivers E15 Won't Kill Your Car As Automakers Howl

Ah, ethanol, that most political of alternative fuels. Farmers love it, deficit hawks hate it, automakers want it for flex-fuel CAFE credits but nowhere else, and... read more July 8, 2011 by  11


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