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2011-01-18 04:02:00

AURORA, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has increased $.16 during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $3.22 per gallon for the month of January, which is $.38 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) In northern Indiana, gas prices average $3.09, which is up 16 cents from December 2010 and up $.32 from January 2010. Both...

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2011-01-04 12:35:00

By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University The United States doesn't have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with ethanol but could meet the standard with significant increases in cellulosic and next-generation biofuels, according to a Purdue University study. Wally Tyner, the James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics, and co-authors Frank Dooley, a Purdue professor of agricultural economics, and Daniela Viteri, a former Purdue graduate...

2010-12-16 11:27:00

Effort Focused on Increasing Usage of High Level Ethanol Blends in FFVs WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clean Fuels Foundation announced today that they are working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand public awareness on fueling options available to owners of flexible fuel vehicles (FFV). The FFV awareness effort is targeting several areas across the country to increase the use of ethanol blends in FlexFuel vehicles. "Breaking through the...

2010-11-16 09:00:00

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanFUEL USA, a leading supplier of alternative fuel infrastructure and propane engine systems, today announced a partnership to build and certify a multi-purpose 8-liter General Motors (GM) propane engine with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America. Featuring CleanFUEL's new 8L liquid propane injection (LPI) system the medium-duty engine will offer fleet managers a high-performance,...

2010-10-19 05:00:00

AURORA, Ill., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas prices in Illinois and northern Indiana remain high for mid-October when prices normally drop due to decreased demand. AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has decreased $.02 cents during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $2.92 per gallon for the month of October, which is $.41 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO)...

2010-09-29 11:55:00

MIAMI, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami motorists are invited to fill up for less on Thursday (September 30) at MidFlagler U-Gas, located at 4690 West Flagler Street, Miami. From 12:30 p.m. to 1:55 p.m., an 85 cents per gallon* discount is being offered on E85 and regular gas, thanks to a promotion by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) to increase U.S. awareness of sugarcane ethanol as an environmentally friendly fuel. UNICA provides 100% fuel-grade ethanol for the IZOD...

2010-09-17 04:30:00

AURORA, Ill., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas prices in Illinois and northern Indiana have risen sharply in the last few weeks, largely due to a pipeline leak in suburban Chicago. AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has increased $.06 cents during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $2.94 per gallon for the month of September, which is $.35 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo:...

2010-07-30 08:26:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Burnsville residents no longer have to leave town to purchase E85 for their flex fuel vehicles. The Holiday at Hwy 13 & Nicollet Ave in Burnsville is now offering the cleaner-burning fuel, which is currently priced about 20 percent less than regular unleaded gasoline. Flex fuel vehicles, also known as FFVs, are factory-built to run on either E85 or gasoline or any mixture of the two fuels. There are more than 225,000 FFVs registered...

2010-07-29 11:42:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota's state agencies continue to make steady progress in their effort to reduce the amount of petroleum consumed by publicly-owned vehicles. During the first two quarters of the year, state agencies used 437,063 gallons of E85, a cleaner burning fuel consisting of up to 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. That represents a nearly 25 percent increase over the amount used during the same period in 2009, according to Tim...

2010-07-19 04:32:00

AURORA, Ill., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Well into July, gas prices continue on their trend this summer of holding steady as prices continue to be well under $3.00 per gallon. AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has decreased $.04 cents during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $2.79 per gallon for the month of July, which is $.18 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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