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2012 Ford Focus Video Review, 2014 BMW X5 Spied: Car News Headlines

2012 Ford Focus Video Review, 2014 BMW X5 Spied: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we bring you our own video review of the 2012 Ford Focus, and spy shots of the 2014 BMW X5 SUV. We ask whether the Volt's really an electric car if 63 percent of its miles are all-electric, and discuss the pros and cons of putting more ethanol in your gas tank. You'll find... read more

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Corn Ethanol Pump

Collectors, Enthusiasts Bucking E15, Seeking Ethanol-Free Gasoline

Car collectors and hobbyists are among those banding together to try to find alcohol-free gasoline—at a time when the percentage of alcohol in each gallon of typical... read more March 21, 2011 by  6


 
2007 Jeep Wrangler X

Jeep Owners Rally For A Recall, But NHTSA Says It's All Internet Hype

Auto recalls are a little like trips to the dentist: time-consuming, frustrating, and even though we know they're food for us, we'd rather avoid them. As such, it's a little... read more February 25, 2011 by  6


 
CGS Motorsports Explorer

Today at High Gear Media

Teenagers text more than any other social group. So what happens when they take to the road en masse? Brace yourselves. [TheCarConnection] As much as we hate to admit it... read more October 15, 2010 by  0


 
Gas pump

EPA Approves Higher Ethanol Content: What Does It Mean At The Pump?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given limited approval to a plan that will allow normal pump gasoline to contain up to 15 percent ethanol. Retailers are... read more October 13, 2010 by  2


 
GM E85 presentation

Study: Europe Could Replace Half Of Gasoline With Biofuels By 2020

By 2020, a new report says, biofuels could replace 50 percent of EU gasoline, but that would require 100 new refineries per year. And in this scenario, it estimates, the... read more September 15, 2010 by  2


 
Gas pump

Ethanol Blends Increasingly Common: Want Pure Gasoline?

The next time you fill up, think about this: What you think of as gasoline might not be gasoline. At least not entirely. Take a close look at the pump you're filling from;... read more September 1, 2010 by  5


 
Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.

Today in Car News: Whitacre, Ferrari Minivans, and Saab

Will Ed Whitacre's retirement from General Motors hurt or help its plans to go public this year? Does Wall Streeet care if the company's on its fourth CEO in 18 months? These... read more August 12, 2010 by  0


 
Hybrid parking spot, by Flickr user rscottjones

2009's Best Green Posts: Urine! Muslims & Ethanol! Prius Perks!

G'wan, admit it. We say, "green car". You think, "Ugh, Toyota Prius," and look away. Oh, but there's so much more! And so much of it is just so darn ... weird. Consider, for... read more January 4, 2010 by  0


 
hummer h3t 02

2010 Hummer H3 And H3T Treading Water Before Real Change

Hummer is in the midst of a move—from General Motors to China's Sichuan Tengzhong—but the brand has announced details for its 2010 H3 SUV and H3T pickup, which are slated... read more November 6, 2009 by  4


 
gas pump

Automakers: More Ethanol In Gas Might Lead To More Problems

Fill up at almost any pump today and you're likely to see a reminder that what you think of as gasoline can contain up to 10 percent ethanol. The effect of that much ethanol... read more September 30, 2009 by  0


 
Algae and biofuel

New Biofuel Grounded In Algae, Long-Horizon Development

Algae-based biofuel has gained traction in recent years, but it presents significant financial and scientific challenges. Bottom line: it's a new technology, and it may take... read more August 17, 2009 by  0


 
Exxon logo

Exxon Employs Algae For Biofuel

Yes, you read that headline correctly: Exxon (a name forever linked in some people's minds with "Valdez") has jumped on the eco-conscious, biofuel bandwagon, and it's doing... read more July 16, 2009 by  0


 
GM E85 presentation

Frugal Shopper: Will E85 Save You Money?

Ford, GM, and Chrysler now have a wide range of vehicles that are E85-compatible—meaning they can run on a blend of up to 85 percent ethanol, 15 percent gasoline—plus... read more July 6, 2009 by  2


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

Ethanol (Rhymes With 'Cornball')

An article in Science magazine says that growing corn for ethanol is an inefficient use of farmland. (Of course, if you've been paying attention, this isn't really news.) A... read more May 12, 2009 by  0


 
Bentley Continental Super Sports

Bentley Shows Continental GT Supersports In New York

Even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. The Bentley Continental Supersports you see here is powered by E85 (a... read more April 8, 2009 by  0


 

 
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