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    Report: Reuters goes back to the well, calls electric vehicles a 'dead end'

    Who Killed the Electric Car? asked the title of the 2006 Chris Paine documentary about General Motors' dearly departed EV1. Well, Reuters appears to be doing its best to fit that bill. The wire service, which notably published an article last year saying that General Motors was losing $50,000 ...

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    Report: Bob Lutz 'splains the real deal on Chevy Volt cost

    We're learning again that if you take on the Chevrolet Volt, you also take on Bob Lutz. The former General Motors executive used his Forbes column to take issue with the Reuters article that blew up yesterday, estimating that the automaker was losing $49,000 for each Chevrolet Volt sold. Lutz ...

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    Reuters: Gasoline prices begin falling, may be past 2011 peak

    The price of a gallon of crude may have dropped by $16 in the past month, but for the most part, gas prices haven't followed suit. In fact, the nationwide average hit $4 per gallon just last week, or $1.10 higher than it was at this time in 2010. But while relief at the pump feels far from ...

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    Reuters: UAW pressuring Tesla/Toyota to hire union workers at former NUMMI plant

    Yesterday, Toyota and Tesla announced that the two companies would be collaborating on electric vehicle development. Tesla will be taking over the NUMMI factory in Fremont, California, which was recently closed. Now, the United Auto Workers is urging Toyota to hire union workers to operate the ...

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    Video coverage on green technology at the New York Autoshow

    Is it a good thing or a bad thing to say that going green has gone mainstream? I dunno myself. If the mainstream media continues to cover green technology, I guess that more and more consumers will be introduced to the idea that they can make mainstream decisions in their lives that can help the ...

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    MIT researchers developing an on-demand ethanol injection system

    According to Reuters, a group of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on what they think is a more logical ethanol solution for our impending fuel crisis. Instead of using ethanol as a primary fuel or an additive, we could potentially see more realistic fuel-saving ...

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    What does your employer do for your commute? US government ranks top 20 workplaces for commuters

    For the last three years, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transporation have ranked 20 companies that they feel offer the best benefits for commuters and for three years Intel has come out on top. Why shouldn't they? They offer their employees vanpools, subsidies for ...

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    OPEC cuts output, OPEC doesn't cut output. Rumors abound, oil prices on the rise

    This'll teach me to stare at news feeds all morning. At 7:39 AM EDT, the Dow Jones Newswire reported that the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut oil production by 1 million barrels per day (about 3 percent). As a result, early electronic trading saw the price of crude oil ...

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    WSJ interviews the President: "We're taking the lead when it comes to the global warming issue"

    Last Friday, the Wall Street Journal published an interview with President Bush that focused on energy policy. You can just about guess what he says without even reading the article. These two reports from Reuters and AFX (via Forbes), however, each take a bit of a different approach with the ...

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    EPA proposes renewable fuels standard

    Reuters reports that yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a "renewable fuels standard" in order to comply with a 2005 law mandating refiners and marketers to raise biofuel production to 7.5 billion gallons in 2012. As reference, production for 2006 is projected at 4 billion ...

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    Soy Oils trading heavily on Chicago Board of Trade

    Seventy bucks a barrel for crude oil is the new norm, and the high price is driving interest in alternative energy sources on the trading floor as well as the gas pump. On the Chicago Board of Trade, a Reuters commentary says, soy oil, a byproduct from turning soybeans into animal feed, is looking ...

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    Three polls show American consensus: give us cheap, safe alternative fuels

    Scott Sklar, over at Renewable Energy Access, synthesizes three recent polls that ask Americans their opinions on energy and how it affects them. His point is that the three polls, when taken together, show an "American consensus" on energy attitudes. The New York Times/CBS News, Reuters and Pew ...


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