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2011-08-19 09:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Stripes Convenience Store location, located on Weber Road south of Saratoga Blvd., is the first gas station within 100 miles of the Corpus Christi area to offer E85 fuel, a blend of up to 85% ethanol fuel with unleaded gasoline that is used in "flexible fuel vehicles" and is recognized as being a cleaner-burning fuel for cars. E85 is an American-made alternative fuel produced from renewable resources, such as corn raised here...

2011-07-13 09:28:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forget the flashy prototypes, concept vehicles, or "clean fuels of the future" that exist only in the laboratory or on the cover of Popular Mechanics - a free lecture offered by the American Lung Association in Minnesota focuses instead on alternative fuels and vehicles that are available here in Minnesota, right now. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, July 20, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the Mississippi Room in the American...

2011-07-08 16:37:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing her long support for oil industry interests at the cost of clean, domestic, renewable fuels, California Senator Dianne Feinstein announced today she has taken yet another step to raise taxes, increase reliance on imported oil, reduce jobs, and increase pollution with her ongoing effort to severely limit incentives for the production and use of domestic biofuels. According to the California Ethanol Vehicle Coalition,...

2011-06-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Virginia Tech University learned last night that their teamwork, perseverance and hard work have led to top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an exceptional extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol). Throughout the three-year competition, the Virginia Tech team hit incremental goals that helped the vehicle achieve fuel efficiency of 81.9...

2011-06-14 11:02:00

HOUSTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The challenges facing the ethanol industry are multifaceted. U.S. ethanol production is approaching ever closer to an E10 "blend wall," and the adoption of higher E15 blends is likely to occur slowly. The main federal incentive for ethanol expires at the end of the year, along with the tariff on foreign ethanol, and extensions of some form of incentive and tariff are likely to be at far lower rates than the government has provided in the past....

2011-04-20 11:29:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national ranking of Clean Cities programs, established by the U.S. Department of Energy to help reduce America's dependence on traditional petroleum fuels, showed the Saint Paul-based Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition as the nation's top program, with 135,175,133 cumulative gallons of gasoline displaced from 2005-2009. The ranking was included as part of a Department of Energy news release issued this week on new steps being...

2011-03-09 03:30:00

AURORA, Ill., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas prices throughout Illinois and Indiana continue to climb with very steep rates in March with Illinois and northern Indiana averages reaching $3.62 and $3.48 respectively, according to AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report. In Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has increased $.36 during the past month and prices are $.83 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) In northern...

2011-03-07 14:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford offers a more comprehensive alternative-fuel solution to commercial customers than any other manufacturer By 2012, half of Ford vehicles will be capable of running on alternative fuels By 2020, Ford is targeting a 30 percent reduction in CO2 emissions from Ford vehicles in the U.S. and Europe Ford Motor Company's (NYSE: F) ever-growing portfolio of fuel-efficient products extends to commercial customers, including those interested in...

2011-02-25 14:04:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What would you do for $1,000 worth of free fuel? The National FlexFuel Vehicle (FFV) Campaign is betting drivers in Ohio will check their fuel doors, gas caps, and especially their vehicle identification number (VIN) to see if they are a winner. The National FFV Awareness Campaign is partnering with national, state and local organizations to launch the Ohio FFV Awareness Campaign today at the Cleveland Auto Show. The Campaign's mission...

2011-02-18 03:02:00

AURORA, Ill., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has increased $.04 cents during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $3.26 per gallon for the month of February, which is $.57 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) In northern Indiana, gas prices average $3.15, which is up 6 cents from January 2011 and up $.55 from February 2010....


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