Archive for the 'alternative fuel' Category

General Motors will be bringing the electric Cadillac Converj to market, according to the Detroit News.  The Converj was first seen as a concept car in 2009 and received a lot of attention from the media and consumers.  The Converj will be based on the Chevy Volt electric car, which will go into production this […]

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After your loan officer looks at you like you’re crazy, you can say, “really, it’s my new AIRPod from MDI.”  The company plans on starting production on the AIRPod this spring.  AIRPods with CEO Guy Negre (courtesy of http://www.hybridcars.com/). The AIRPod by Moteur Development International can seat three adults, two facing forward and one facing the […]

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So while all the world’s leading manufactures, and one bold independent start-up, are cracking their noggins to come out with a fully electric car that’s fun to drive, Dodge has announced that they are going to build a production version of their Dodge EV Concept by next year. Now called the Dodge ENVI, this new […]

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Toyota has announced plans to unveil a small electric “city car” concept at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. While no concrete details were given, a company spokesperson is said to have hinted at the fact that it would be related to the small iQ concept from earlier this year. The company said that this vehicle […]

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One of the most interesting concepts at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show was Mercedes-Benz’s BlueZero Concept cars. What was interesting wasn’t what the cars looked like, but rather what they were powered by. You see, BlueZero is Mercedes-Benz’s newest take on the fully electric hybrid drivetrain in a small production vehicle. What’s really interesting is […]

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Honda has recently revealed a concept study that shows the company’s vision for the sports car of the future. Called the FC Sport, it’s a radical shape that definitely screams “I come from the future.” More specifically, it shows what a fuel cell sports car should look like. The FC Sport distinguishes itself with its […]

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Toyota recently unveiled their natural gas version of the Camry sedan at this year’s L.A. Auto Show. This is major news from a company that has prided itself on the use of alternative energy. This is a car that needs not one drop of gasoline to run. Toyota says that with the car’s current hardware […]

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What if you could have a car that made 600hp, went 0-60mph in under 3.5 seconds, weighed in at less than 2000 pounds, and got 40 miles per gallon? Why, what you’d have is the RMC Scorpion! This new supercar debuted at this years SEMA show to the surprise of many people. The surprise wasn’t […]

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The Philippine police force are about to try out the idea of running their police cruisers partly on used cooking oil from McDonald’s restaurants. The oil is used to cook french-fries and the restaurant’s famous chicken McNuggets. The 60 percent diesel/40 percent French-fry-oil blend could become a standard fuel for the police fleet if it […]

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The title is not a typo. The new Koenigsegg CCXR boasts all those figures and runs on biofuel. It’s an amazing achievement and proof that supercars don’t have to die on the switch to alternative fuels. It’s because of that biofuel that the Koenigsegg’s engine is able to take advantage of the E85’s 104-octane rating […]

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