natural gas

2015 Chevrolet Impala Will Run On Gas...And Natural Gas
2015 Chevrolet Impala Will Run On Gas...And Natural Gas

Forty years ago today, the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries launched an oil embargo against the U.S. in retaliation for America's support of Israel during the Yom Kippur war. The effects of that embargo can still be seen today in the form of increasingly eco-friendly vehicles...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 fitted with natural-gas readiness package
Ford F-150 To Be Offered Ready For Natural-Gas Conversion

Ford announced today that it would offer an optional natural-gas readiness package the 2014 model of on its popular F-150 pickup truck, equipping the truck to be converted to natural-gas or bi-fuel operation by qualified third-party installers. It's the first half-ton pickup truck to be offered...Read More»

Volkswagen Caddy Maxi EcoFuel driven by Rainer Zietlow
Volkswagen Caddy Maxi EcoFuel Motors The Panamericana Without Gasoline

Last week, we covered the kick-off of Tesla's round-the-world tour, featuring a special-edition 2010 Tesla Roadster designed by luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer. The high-profile stunt is designed to show that Tesla's all-electric Roadster has plenty of range, and that it can circumnavigate the globe...Read More»

Natural Gas Hybrid Camry
Two Tales Of Texas Tell Different Stories About Big Oil

We all know that oil is a limited resource. We also know that America is hugely dependent on the stuff, and that much of it comes from foreign sources, which puts the U.S. in some awkward positions, politically, economically, and strategically. Most of us also know that emissions from gas-powered...Read More»

2011 Ford Transit Connect Taxi, introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show
2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford's Green 2011 Transit Connects

At the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off Wednesday morning, Ford will have several introductions. Among them are two green versions of its 2011 Ford Transit Connect small commercial van. All-electric van First, Ford launches its very first all-electric car, to be known as the Transit Connect...Read More»

2009 Honda Civic GX
Honda Brings Squeaky-Clean Civic GX To A Third State—Utah!

Honda’s natural-gas-powered Civic GX is only offered to the general car-buying public in two states—California and New York. But today the automaker announced a third state where it’s available: Utah. Why Utah? According to Honda, the Great Salt Lake state leads the nation in per capita...Read More»

Capitol Hill
Natural Gas Sweeping Through Congress

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that oil baron-turned-wind baron T. Boone Pickens was lobbying the Senate for new legislation to fund the development of natural gas-powered vehicles. Today, TB is likely dancing a jig after hearing that the House of Representatives passed a complimentary bill...Read More»

T. Boone Pickens with President Barack Obama
T. Boone Pickens Pushes Natural Gas Boom

Oil baron-turned-clean tech tycoon T. Boone Pickens has been spending lots of time in D.C. these days, pushing for a variety of changes in U.S. energy policy. Yesterday he proved successful on one of those initiatives when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), joined Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT)...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus BiFuel (Europe)
Green Envy! Volkswagen Golf Plus, BiFuel Models Kept Overseas

Volkswagen has announced that its new Golf Plus BiFuel model is now available for order…in Europe. Running on LPG (liquified petroleum gas, or propane as we call it), the Golf Plus BiFuel reduces carbon dioxide emissions by about ten percent while—in Germany, where fuel costs are much...Read More»

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