February 28, 2011

RAM Brand CNG?

Chrysler Considering Natural-Gas Engines for Ram Brand
Chrysler Group LLC, the U.S. automaker operated by Fiat SpA, is exploring the possibility of adding compressed natural-gas powered engines to its Ram truck brand, a top executive said.
“I’m eager and very interested to see what we can [...]

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House Energy and Commerce Committee investigates DOE on Solyndra and other loan guarantees.
I’m in the midst of writing an article on how embattled CIGS solar manufacturer Solyndra has the chance to be the corporate comeback story of this decade.  The firm is winning rooftop business [...]

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It’s the end of February, which means that winter is almost over for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and Geneva’s prestigious autoshow is just days away.
This year we’ve been given unprecedented access to many of the cars due to debut at this [...]

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February 25, 2011

U.P.S. Finds a Substitute

U.P.S. Finds a Substitute for Diesel: Natural Gas, at 260 Degrees Below Zero
The final frontier for alternative motor fuels, powering big tractor-trailers, has been crossed.
The alternative is natural gas, but not in the now-familiar form of compressed gas. Instead, a growing number of the [...]

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