Over the years, a number of experiments and prototypes have come about using alternative fuels for cars, including from sustainable sources. Poo-powered cars, technically biogas cars as that’s what they run on, are among the more curious examples, as they run on a gas that occurs virtually everywhere. Don’t pooh-pooh poo-powered cars Anyone ever watch Read on! →

Natural gas has been used in lieu of gasoline or diesel in a small number of vehicles worldwide for decades. American car makers are starting to embrace its use, as General Motors and Chrysler have both announced natural gas pickup models by the end of the year. Lower emissions Natural gas, a hydrocarbon gas composed Read on! →

Natural gas is an attractive alternative for both energy production and also for transportation, as it offers some benefits over gasoline. For starters, it’s cleaner, and is also much cheaper, as natural gas savings for motorists could really add up. Economic natural gas savings can really add up Like it or not, the gasoline engine Read on! →

A new study predicts that the world’s oil consumption will continue to rise yearly for the next nine years and then drop off sharply. By 2035, the study says, world oil demand will be less than what it was in 2010. Oil demand to peak in 2020 The England-based Ricardo Strategic Consulting firm’s recent study Read on! →

As the United State struggles to remain ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to the energy revolution, the Economist notes that there’s one area of the automotive world where the U.S. is far behind: consumer natural gas vehicles. Companies like Iran Khodro has made Iran the number one country in the Read on! →

Not long ago, Ram and General Motors both announced bi-fuel systems for certain pickups models, which would allow them to run on Compressed Natural Gas as well as gasoline. GM has just announced the pricing, and it costs an extra $11,000 for the bi-fuel system. Flexible on fuel A few months ago Ram, formerly the Read on! →