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Diesel Cars Are Fun High-MPG Alternative to Hybrids

In the past decade, the gas-electric Toyota Prius has risen in status from science project to mainstream vehicle.  In September, the 50-MPG hybrid was the eighth most popular car in the U.S., and the …

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Soot, Diesel, And Buying A New Car

By Gina Carroll In the clean air arena, diesel is a dirty word… and I know from personal experience all of the reasons why diesel fuel has a bad reputation. So when my husband suggested that I cons…

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Tokelau Will Be World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Nation

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger Tokelau may not yet be a fully self-governing country—the majority of its budget is paid for in aid from New Zealand; its citizens still are technically citizens of …

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Burning Cooking Oil, In a Good Way

We have all been reading about the virtues of using recycled vegetable oil to power everything from lawn mowers to diesel engines for years now. Actually, Rudolph Diesel, the inventor of the Diesel en…

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Cancer from Cars, Trucks and Buses

I, for one, have been so focused on the effects of fuel emissions on the environment that I haven't paid much attention to the impact that driving has on our personal health. I was shocked to see the …

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Make Mine a Grease Car

If you have a diesel car, you can convert it to one that runs entirely on leftover vegetable oil that would otherwise be thrown away by your friendly neighborhood greasy spoon. Even non-diesel cars ca…

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