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2012-11-30 08:20:08

AAA research reveals need for regulators and industry to suspend E15 sales to protect motorists ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent survey by AAA finds a strong likelihood of consumer confusion and the potential for voided warranties and vehicle damage as a result of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent approval of E15 gasoline. An overwhelming 95 percent of consumers surveyed have not heard of E15, a newly approved gasoline blend that contains...

2012-11-27 08:22:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Notice of Lawsuit for 5 million has been filed against the Quebec government (AMF) stock market authority for damages to the company and president Nino De Santis, the vice-president Hubert Fournier « Tom » and Julie Morin as an independent adviser. The AMF assumed that Tectane was telling potential investors that the World Bank and Super Star Singer Bono were involved, to attract investments. They neglected to investigate their...

2012-10-15 07:20:44

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton continues to advise outdoor power equipment users to be aware of a new fuel with a higher level of ethanol that could harm small engines. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved higher levels of ethanol (E-15 or 15% Ethanol) in gasoline for use only in 2001 and newer automobiles and light trucks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CG15020LOGO) All Briggs & Stratton small gasoline powered...

2012-09-25 14:20:03

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The dramatic cost savings realized by fueling cars and trucks with natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel was on display today as Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) hosted its first Light-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Conference at the company's Energy Resource Center in Downey, Calif. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/LA80871) The conference featured the latest developments in compressed natural gas (CNG) technology...

2012-08-30 10:22:23

Isaac spares oil refineries in Gulf, yet prices continue to climb as Labor Day weekend approaches WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Labor Day weekend, millions of Americans plan to hit the open road and enjoy the last bits of summer. But with gas prices spiking toward $4 per gallon, many Americans are electing to stay home. The oil companies are quick to blame Hurricane Isaac for causing the sudden inflation, but the truth is, the increases continue even as...

2012-08-08 06:20:23

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to selecting a new automobile, car owners are showing an interest in purchasing a hybrid vehicle over traditional combustion engine vehicles. One-third of car owners (32%) report they have an interest in purchasing a hybrid vehicle and 23% say that their interest in hybrids has increased from a year ago. Yet, even as new car buyers look more deeply into alternative fuel options, traditional combustion engine vehicles still get the nod by...

2012-08-08 06:20:17

NEW HUDSON, Mich., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Icom North America, a leading developer and manufacturer of liquid-injection propane (autogas) systems for commercial and consumer vehicles, has received 17 new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its patented JTG II Propane Liquid Injection bi-fuel systems. The new certifications cover approximately 200 2010-2012 General Motors Chevrolet- and GMC-brand light-duty trucks and SUV platforms with 4.8- and 5.3-liter...

2012-07-30 06:22:06

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. ENERGY INITIATIVES CORP (USEI.OTC) today announces that it is ready to begin shipments of its fuel. The product is branded Singular 96(TM). According to Anthony Miller, CEO, "our partnership has raised sufficient capital to begin shipments of our fuel and we are scheduling to ramp- up shipments to 24 loads per week, within 3 weeks to fulfill our existing contract (which totals $150 million). U.S. Energy Initiatives is the managing...

2012-07-26 10:22:19

Retrofit kits for flex pumps will provide consumers with greater choice and savings at the pump WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increasing consumer demand for higher blends of ethanol, following the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of E15 for commercial sale, several fuel dispensing equipment manufacturers have introduced new products for retailers to modify existing fuel dispensers to accommodate higher ethanol blends. Increased availability of...

2012-06-27 06:20:13

CHICAGO, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the U.S. Autos, including General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM), Honda Motor Co. (NYSE:HMC) and Nissan Motor Co. (OTC:NSANY). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) A synopsis of today's Industry Outlook is presented below. The full article can be read at http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/77729/auto-industry-stock-outlook-june-2012 The auto...