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Top 10 Ways to Use Less Fuel

Here we go again: gasoline prices are soaring close to $4.00 a gallon, and several of the countries that export oil to the U.S. are in such political turmoil, we can’t be sure our supplies will continue. When, oh when, will we say, “Enough, Already!” and get serious about reducing our dependence on petroleum? The problem isn’t just “foreign” […]

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The high cost of climate change, and what you can do about it

Repairing the damage we’ve done could get pricey, especially since it’s predicted to cost us $8 trillion by 2030. Photo courtesy of OregonDOT This post was contributed by guest blogger Sebastian Blanco, editor in chief of AutoblogGreen. No one can tell you what kind of car to buy, but here’s a case for making your […]

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Land Rover’s commitment to a cleaner, more sustainable future

Land Rover are committed to investing in a cleaner, more sustainable future. It’s all about emitting less CO2, using fewer natural resources and creating less waste. The targets have been set out – by 2012 Land Rover aim to: – Reduce manufacturing and operating CO2 by 25% – Reduce water usage by 10% – Reduce […]

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9 Myths and Facts About New Clean Diesel Cars

Not long ago the word “diesel” was synonymous with loud, smelly, and unreliable vehicles in the United States. In fact, over the last several decades diesels had all but disappeared as an option for American passenger cars — becoming relegated to the lives of work trucks and heavy-duty pickups. Throw in a recent fuel price […]

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Green Driving Tips (beat the fuel price hikes!)

The current hide crude oil prices will affect the global community; fuel prices are on the rise, especially in South Africa. Here’s how to get more mileage from your fuel tank: Green driving doesn’t necessarily mean replacing your old car with a ‘green car’.  Hybrid cars are often expensive and come at a greater, unseen […]

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How to Green Your Car

Cars are one of the great mixed bags of our time. They are at once wonders of engineering and a threat to life on Earth. They create convenience and comfort and also snarled traffic and sprawling suburbs. In the U.S., about 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions come from cars and light trucks like SUVs, […]

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2010 Year in Review of Biofuels…

Biofuels took a step away from the limelight in 2010, replaced by the buzz surrounding electric vehicles. But there were still a variety of policy decisions, and economic milestones that made the sector interesting in 2010.

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12 myths about electric vehicles

Everything you thought you knew about plug-in hybrids and battery cars is probably wrong. 1. EVs don’t have enough range. You’ll be stranded when you run out of electricity. FACT: Americans drive an average of 40 miles per day, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Most new battery electrics have a range of at […]

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What’s Beyond Zero Emissions Vehicles?

The automotive industry has invested billions in alternative fuel technology since that first Prius rolled off its assembly line. And these days a growing portion of that investment has been focused on zero emission technologies, such as battery electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel cells.

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