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2011-05-04 15:33:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - As the trade association for the global methanol industry, the Methanol Institute supports the introduction of the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 (H.R. 1687) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bipartisan bill was introduced by Representatives John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), and Steve Israel (D-NY). The OFS represents the single largest step the United States can take on the path to...

2011-05-03 06:00:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OEConnection LLC, the leading online parts and service exchange for the automotive industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement to provide its core parts supply chain network solution to SAAB Cars North America. In a move designed to enhance parts supply chain performance and meet growing demands for faster parts fulfillment, OEConnection will provide D2DLink - the industry's most comprehensive web-based parts marketing and...

2011-04-28 10:11:00

More Fuel Efficient Cars Will Save Illinois $6.7 Billion Annually and Create Over 72,000 New Jobs CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As gasoline prices in the U.S. reach record highs, The Environmental Law & Policy Center has released a new analysis showing that promoting high-performing fuel efficient cars is the best way to keep fuel costs from draining the state's economy. With gas prices at $5 per gallon, Illinois consumers would save $6.7 billion at the pump each...

2011-04-26 08:34:00

NEW HUDSON, Mich., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Icom North America is bringing the fuel economy and environmental benefits of its liquid-injection propane system to diesel-powered vehicles in the United States this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/DE18795LOGO) Icom's new JTG-Dynamic System, shown for the first time at a recent National Propane Gas Association convention in Atlanta, enables vehicles to run on either diesel fuel or a 50/50 mixture of...

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...


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