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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...

2011-04-01 00:06:12

Flex Fuel receives 99% efficiency rating Red Lake Falls, Minn. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 The two cleanest outdoor wood-fired hydronic heaters are WoodMaster furnaces, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tests. Topping the list is the WoodMaster Flex Fuel 30 kW indoor/outdoor furnace, with an extremely clean 0.04 lb/million BTU heat output annual average emission level. Below is the Phase 2 list of cleaner burning hydronic heaters that qualify for EPA's Outdoor...

2011-03-25 04:27:00

TROLLHATTAN, Sweden, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Automobile is continuing to expand its international distribution network with the appointment of a new importer and distributor for the highly important Russian market, Armand Import. Effective immediately, Armand Import will take over all marketing, sales and distribution responsibilities from GM CIS. Official sales are expected to start mid-2011. Moscow-based Armand Import is a Russian company, part of the Armand Group, with many...

2011-03-20 17:29:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, March 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two important announcements involving renewable energy made on the opening day of U.S. President Barack Obama's official visit to Brazil, both directly relevant to Brazil's successful sugarcane ethanol industry, are encouraging signs that Brazil and the U.S. are on a path to achieve free, unobstructed trade for clean, renewable biofuels. The assessment came from the President and CEO of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA),...

2011-03-10 09:34:00

REGENSBURG, Germany, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, the international automotive supplier, is working with a major European vehicle manufacturer to integrate its next generation fuel pump technology into 2013 model year vehicles. The new technology, which helps reduce both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, also has been nominated for a 2010 PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award by Automotive News. "This contract underlines...

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...

2011-03-04 10:51:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Cars North America today announced the introduction of a new executive national sales director, Mr. James Sweeting. The announcement comes as Saab embarks on its biggest-ever product offensive with four all-new products since 2010. Effective March 15, Mr. Sweeting will lead sales efforts in Saab's largest market, North America. He will report directly to Saab Automobile AB Executive Director Global Sales & Aftersales and interim...

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...

2011-02-22 15:57:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of one of the world's top events dedicated to renewable energies, with special focus on ethanol and other sugarcane by-products, is confirmed for June 6th and 7th. The Ethanol Summit, launched in 2007 and held every two years, is organized by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA). The defining phrase adopted this year - "Solutions for a Low-Carbon Economy" - is emblematic of what the content of the event will be like...

2011-02-21 08:36:00

PONTIAC, Mich., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Buick Regal Turbo is the first direct-injected turbocharged production car capable of running on any blend of gasoline or E85 ethanol, joining more than 5 million flex-fuel models General Motors has produced over the last 15 years. The turbocharged Ecotec 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that powers the Regal will help GM reach its goal of offering more than 50 percent of its production in flex-fuel models by the end of 2012....


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