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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...

2011-07-29 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mario Garnero, Chairman of Brasilinvest, Brazil's pioneer merchant bank, stated yesterday in Washington during a Conference at CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) that Brazil's leadership in the so-called "pre-salt oil" and biofuels is driving it to a stalwart position in global affairs. Garnero's address "Energy and Development Nexus: A Case Study of Ethanol and Brazil" was moderated by Stephen Johnson, Director of the Americas...

2011-07-14 09:30:00

PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability, multi-format food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. unveiled its first two compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in the Pittsburgh area today at its Beechnut Drive retail support and distribution center. At today's press briefing, Giant Eagle officials demonstrated the new CNG technology by fueling one of the company's brand new custom-equipped delivery trucks, as...

2011-07-05 11:27:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Saab 9-4X crossover has earned 'Top Safety Pick', the highest rating for crashworthiness awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the United States. Only three weeks ago, the Saab 9-5 Sedan received the same accolade. "To achieve two Top Safety Picks in three weeks is, of course, extremely gratifying," says Per Lenhoff, Head of Safety Development at Saab Automobile. "Our main priority is always the protection of...

2011-06-30 14:59:00

Aggressive Fuel Economy Standard by 2025 Will Save Consumers Money and Dramatically Cut Oil Consumption WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports today commented on proposed fuel economy standards for 2017-2025 currently being considered by the Obama Administration. Fuel economy or "CAFE" (corporate average fuel economy) standards for new vehicles are already slated to improve from an average of 27.3 miles per gallon today to 35.5 mpg by 2016. The White...

2011-06-23 11:50:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab announced today its participation in Rand McNally/USA Today's "Best of the Road" rally across the U.S. Five two-person teams are off in a mix of Saab automobiles, spending the next three weeks experiencing the best small towns in the United States as the final phase of Rand McNally/USA Today's attempt to find "Best of the Road" (www.bestoftheroad.com) and the best small towns in the United States. Driving a unique route from metro...

2011-05-25 14:04:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC today applauded President Obama's action implementing significant fuel efficiency measures for all federal fleets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "President Obama has taken an important step toward reaching his goal to reduce oil imports by one-third by 2025 and pave the way for one million advanced fuel-efficient vehicles to be on the road by 2015," said Richard Foltin, AJC director of National and...

2011-05-25 08:30:00

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Auto Industry, including General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), Toyota Motors 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...

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...


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