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    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Propane and LPG Conversions Created: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Propane and LPG conversion kits can convert your gasoline vehicle into a bi-fuel or alt fuel vehicles. Here are some kits and companies that offer street-ready and off-road kits and conversions."
    • What is Gasification? Created: Monday, July 28, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn more about what gasification is and the thermo-chemical process by which carbon-rich feedstocks are converted into syngas." itemprop="description">
    • What is carbon sequestration? Created: Friday, October 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      There are three main methods of carbon sequestration, in various states of discovery and development. Learn about them here.
    • How Hybrids Work Created: Monday, May 21, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn about the inner workings of a hybrid vehicle, and how they seamlessly integrate an internal combustion engine, an electric motor and a battery." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • How Safe is Hydrogen? Created: Friday, December 15, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A lot of misinformation about the safety of hydrogen is circulating as truth, much of it urban legend generated by the crash of the airship Hindenburg." itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • Accidentally Fueling a Diesel with Gasoline Created: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      It can happen to anyone, learn about the problems associated with mis-fueling a diesel vehicle." itemprop="description"> Monday, August 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Converting a conventional gasoline car to compressed natural gas with a CNG conversion kit may be complex, but not necessarily difficult. Here are companies that offer kits and/or installation."
    • Selective Catalytic Reduction and Clean Diesels Created: Friday, November 21, 2008 Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014
      Learn about Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), a method of converting harmful diesel oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions, by catalytic reaction, into benign nitrogen gas and water."
    • What is Biodiesel? Created: Thursday, March 29, 2007 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      The basic facts about biodiesel, an alternative fuel made from vegetable oil." itemprop="description"> Monday, November 19, 2007 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Find out what to do to lessen the cold weather's effect on your vehicle's fuel economy." itemprop="description"> Thursday, February 05, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
      Learn more about a flywheel hybrid, a hybrid car with a flywheel storage device." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013
      Understanding flex fuel vehicles basics
    • What is Fracking? Created: Monday, July 01, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013
      The definition of fracking. Hybrid Cars & Alt Fuels.
    • Evolving Battery Technologies Key to Hybrid, EV Future Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
      Continued research and development in the area of battery technologies is essential to the future of hybrid and electric vehicle success.
    • Department of Energy is Giving a Boost to a Multitude of Vehicle Technologies Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
      The Department of Energy continues direct involvement in research and development technologies leading to improved efficiency of hybrid and electric vehicles.
    • Ford Finds Owners Use Electric Mode Over Half the Time Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
      Ford has used data collected through its MyFord mobile app to determine that owners of its plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles are driving in electric mode about 60 percent of the time.
    • Here are the Movers and Shakers in the Green Energy Movement Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
      The EPA's quarterly list of green energy partner over-achievers provides a useful scan of the greenest corporations in America.
    • Energy Choices Impact More than Air Pollutants Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
      Fossil fuels are not only contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, but these non-renewable energy sources are disrupting the water cycle and depleting freshwater supplies.
    • Toyota's Latest Move Underscores Battery Technology Tie With Hybrid Growth Created: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
      Recent announcements by Toyota underscore the significance of lithium-ion battery technologies in growing hybrid market share.
    • President Obama Outlines Strategy for Addressing Climate Change Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013
      It's important to understand the key components of the President's plan to address climate change, while understanding opposition to the plan.
    • 2012 Toyota Prius c Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013
      The 2012 Toyota Prius c is the baby of the Toyota Prius family.
    • Meet the Smallest Member of the Toyota Prius Family Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013
      The 2012 Toyota Prius c is the new baby in the growing Prius family.
    • Prius v - Versatility is Key Created: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013
      Prius v for 2012 - Toyota continues to answer consumer needs with a roomier addition to the Prius family.
    • Surprising Facts About Solar Energy Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
      Learn these surprising facts about solar energy.
    • Solar Energy and Natural Gas Combine to From New Energy Source Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
      Natural gas and sunlight are made into a new energy-rich fuel.
    • Advanced Dashboard Technologies Continue to Escalate Created: Friday, July 05, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013
      Hybrids and electric vehicles sport some of the latest dashboard technologies, from web surfing to green driving feedback, but the race to provide drivers with information is not without controversy.
    • Energy Innovation Hub Spurs Battery Development Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013
      The Energy Innovation helps innovators develop promising battery technology.
    • What it Takes to Replace a Barrel of Oil Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013
      Replacing a barrel of crude oil with a renewable energy source is more complicated than at first glance.
    • Energy Systems Integration Facility Supports Scale-up of Alternative Energies Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013
      The National Renewable Energy Lab's latest facility is designed to help public and private sectors to bring alternative energy technologies to market.
    • Tesla Able to Pay Back Loan Ahead of Schedule Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013
      Tesla repayment shows strength of automotive industry recovery and usefulness of government loans to automakers.
    • Hydrogen Infrastructure Gets Big Boost Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013
      Department of Energy launches public-private partnership to deploy hydrogen infrastructure.
    • Opportunities for Algae as Biofuel Remain Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013
      Algae is getting closer to becoming a staple of biofuel options, but there is still a lack of investment and research.

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