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2011-05-22 00:02:20

Americans do not want to switch to smaller cars, hybrids, electric, or diesel powered vehicles despite recent increases in gasoline prices. The tipping point for behavior change now is higher than $4.00 per gallon seen two years ago. Americans are very interested in natural gas powered vehicles.

2011-05-09 10:59:00

Letter Asks President to Set 60 MPG Standard for New Vehicles that Save at the Pump, Protect Clean Air and Reduce Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leaders of the nation's largest environmental groups today asked President Obama to create long-term relief for drivers at the pump by delivering the strongest fuel-efficiency and auto pollution standards for new vehicles currently under consideration.

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.

2011-04-20 11:57:57

A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells.

2011-04-14 13:02:00

"Go60MPG" Sets Record Straight As Both New York Auto Show and DC EDTA Conference Near NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auto fuel efficiency is going up and high-MPG auto sales are surging today, but a handful of persistent myths continue to cloud the understanding of some policymakers and members of the general public, according to Go60MPG, a joint effort of Environment America, the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Safe Climate...

2011-04-13 21:47:21

A newly discovered magnetic phenomenon could accelerate data storage by several orders of magnitude.

2011-04-01 01:12:47

Completing the story they started by creating synthetic magnetic fields,* scientists from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), a collaboration of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland, have now made atoms act as if they were charged particles accelerated by electric fields.

2011-03-18 11:53:00

WARREN, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since he took delivery of his 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric car with extended-range capability in December, Mike DiPisa is averaging 231 miles per gallon of gasoline.

2011-03-11 00:00:29

KolverUSA is proud to introduce their PLUTO Series Push-to-Start electric torque screwdrivers.

2011-03-09 18:22:48

Tomorrow's nonvolatile memory devices – computer memory that can retain stored information even when not powered – will profoundly change electronics, and Cornell University researchers have discovered a new way of measuring and optimizing their performance.


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