Read the full story at Green Car Congress. Despite rising oil prices, growing concerns about climate change and uneasiness over dependence on foreign energy, AmericansÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ awareness and use of alternative fuel technologies is still fairly low, according to a recent Synovate survey.
Read the full story at Green Car Congress. Slightly more than 20% of the forecast 10.55 billion bushels of corn to be produced in the US this yearÃ¢â‚¬â€about 2.15 billion bushelsÃ¢â‚¬â€will go toward the production of fuel ethanol, according to the US Department of AgricultureÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). That …
Read the full story on Green Car Congress. Penn State, which has PennsylvaniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s only hydrogen fueling station on its University Park campus, is developing a mixed-vehicle fleet, including two cars, a bus and vans, to demonstrate different aspects of hydrogenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s potential.
Read the full story at Green Car Congress. Bank of America Corporation is beginning a pilot program to reimburse $3,000 to eligible employees purchasing a new hybrid vehicle. The program will be available to more than 21,000 employees living within 90 miles of Boston, Charlotte, and Los Angeles.
Read the full story at Green Car Congress. Three European environmental organizations are warning that EU policies promoting biofuels may cause more environmental damage than the conventional fuels they are designed to replace if important environmental safeguards are not put in place.
Read the full story at Green Car Congress. The European Council for Automotive Research and Development (EUCAR); Oil CompaniesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s European Organization for Environment, Health and Safety (CONCAWE); and the Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC) have completed a joint evaluation of the Well-to-Wheels (WTW) energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for a …
Read the full story at Green Car Congress. Ford Motor will begin production of its commercial hydrogen-powered internal combustion engine (H2ICE) shuttle buses this month. (Earlier post.) Eight of the E-450 shuttle buses will go to tourist destinations in Florida.