Monthly Archives: August 2004

Kerry vs. Bush – what if Kerry became President?

By |2017-03-22T08:08:21-07:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Politics, Presidential candidates, Technology, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What if Kerry became President? What effect would it have on the automotive industry if Kerry became President. Every person -whether they were voting for Bush or Kerry - in each corporation I spoke with told me that they were " policy neutral" . After questioning - off the record - they would say, " [...]

Governator conquest of the RNC in NY

By |2017-03-22T08:08:21-07:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Podcasts, Technology|

On Tuesday Arnold Schwarzenegger will address the 2004 Republican National Convention at Madison Square Gardens in New York City, New York. Arnold Schwarzenegger is known for many things; hes a superstar that rides around in massive diesel spewing machines, blowing up bad guys. He is also known as the actor that almsot singlehandedly brought the [...]

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)

By |2017-03-22T08:08:21-07:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Fuel economy, Podcasts, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) is a federally mandated program enacted in 1975 that requires automakers to achieve a particular miles-per-gallon average over their entire vehicle fleet. What are the requirements now? Current CAFE requirements are 27.5 MPG for passenger cars, and 20.7 MPG for light-duty trucks. For example, if an automaker sells a luxury [...]

California and New York ask for ethanol waiver

By |2017-03-22T08:08:22-07:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Ethanol, Podcasts, Technology|

California and New York ask for waiver from buying American made fuel, ethanol Theres a war brewing over fuel and the dependence of oil. That war is right here in the United States and it's between the Federal EPA and seven states, California, New York, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. California Environmental Protection Agency [...]

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