Alternative fuels


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Alternative fuels

Substitutes for traditional liquid, oil-derived motor vehicle fuels like gasoline and diesel. These include mixtures of alcohol-based fuels with gasoline, methanol, ethanol, compressed natural gas, and others.
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In April 1977, in the midst of an "energy crisis," President Jimmy Carter began a bold initiative to develop solar energy and other alternative fuels when he unveiled his National Energy Plan, which included setting an example by placing solar panels on the White House.
The federal 10 percent tax credit for alternative fuel vehicles (up to $4,000) is a case in point, says Kris Nelson of Alternative Fuels Consulting in Salem, Oregon.
New this year, a Hybrid Truck & Alternative Fuels Summit kicks off the Work Truck Show's educational activities on Tuesday, March 6, from 10:00AM--4:30PM.
Automakers are also working with the energy industry to develop a range of alternative fuels capable of sustaining mobility while ensuring more secure energy sources.
GEORGETOWN, Texas -- Building on its alternative fuels business model, and working to create alternative fuels solutions throughout the U.
I will introduce legislation this Spring to specifically launch one of its recommendations - to create a California program to support alternative fuels and efficient vehicle development and use.
WASHINGTON -- Last night in his State of the Union address, President Bush called for increasing the use of renewable and non-petroleum alternative fuels to 35 billion gallons, and reducing U.
In addition, 70% of respondents stated they would seriously consider buying an alternative fuel vehicle, while just 38% said that the ability to run on alternative fuels was a very or extremely important factor in ultimately choosing an automobile.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC), the coordinator of National AFV Day Odyssey, is releasing results from a national survey that indicates Americans personally believe that developing alternative fuel sources for cars, trucks, SUVs and buses is very important to them.
Over time, the Company expects the marine industry to have a high demand for alternative fuels and non-carbon based emission engines.
Seif today announced that applications are available for the Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Program.
The Heartland corner branding and design package that is in development will provide easy recognition to new customers looking for alternative fuels.

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