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Cheaper, Cleaner Diesel Emissions
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, concept, design, research, study, science, environment, pollution, diesel )

Michael
- 708 days ago - ecogeek.org
The catalytic converters that reduce nitrogen oxides and other harmful emissions help keep the air clean, but rely on rare and expensive minerals such as platinum and palladium, which increases the overall cost of vehicles.
Making Eco-Friendly Diesel Fuel From Butter
Science & Tech  (tags: diesel, fuel, butter, biodiesel )

Sophie
- 1489 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The search for new raw materials for making biodiesel fuel has led scientists to an unlikely farm product -- butter.
How Diesel Exhaust Affects Your Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiesel, brain, cars, diesel, emissions, exhaust, nanoparticles, particulates, pollution, research, sciencediscovery )

Clayton
- 2343 days ago - gas2.org
As if it wasn't bad enough that particulate matter from diesel exhaust causes a range of respiratory problems including 15,000 premature deaths each year, new research shows that even short-term exposure to diesel exhaust can affect brain function.
Top 15 Unexpected Uses For Biodiesel
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B100, B20, biodiesel, biofuels, bioheat, bioremediation, diesel, electricity, energy, fuel cells, Green, guide, howto, hydrogen, oil, petroleum, renewable energy, renewable power, resources, top10 )

Clayton
- 2344 days ago - gas2.org
While virtually everyone is familiar with the use of biodiesel as a substitute for diesel fuel, a few novel uses may not have crossed your radar. Biodiesel can produce hydrogen, clean up oil spills, degrease your tools, heat your home, and more.
The World's Most Fuel Efficient Car: 285 MPG, Not A Hybrid : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: 1-Liter-Car, aerodynamics, cars, concept, diesel, fuel economy, innovation, technology, transportation, VWresearch, car, tech, science )

Clayton
- 2357 days ago - gas2.org
VW created a car that uses only 1 liter of fuel for every 100 km. That's 285 MPG, and it's not a hybrid. It's a super-efficient lightweight diesel. Take a look...
A Biodiesel Prius? VW To Release 69.9 MPG Diesel Hybrid : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, automobiles, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, electric, fuel, fuel economy, Green, hybrid, mileage, petroleum, transportation, VW )

Clayton
- 2366 days ago - gas2.org
Toyota may lose its high-mileage stranglehold on the U.S. auto industry, thanks to Volkswagon's new Golf hybrid-electric diesel. At 69.9 MPG, the new model is a serious contender for high-mileage biodiesel usage with a ridiculously low-emissions profile.
Cellulosic Ethanol Sugar Diverted to Algae Biodiesel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: algaculture, algae, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, energy, fuel, Green, Josh Tickell, oil, petroleum, Solazyme, technology, transporation )

Clayton
- 2405 days ago - gas2.org
A new biofuel company is going to combine cellulosic ethanol and algae biodiesel production technology, because they think it provides a more positive energy balance. Solazyme will be buying sugar from cellulosic ethanol companies to feed to algae.
GM's Grand Plan For Solving America's Oil Dependence
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biofuels, cars, diesel, FlexFuel, fuel cell, fuel efficiency, gas, GM, hybrid, hydrogen, transportation )

Clayton
- 2414 days ago - gas2.org
General Motors says they're committed to 'diversifying away from petroleum.' I'm calling it GM's grand vision for U.S. transportation energy independence, they call it their 'Advanced Propulsion Roadmap.' Either way, GM plans is investing in new tech.
   

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