What is the 2009 Shell eco-marathon Americas?

By |2017-03-22T08:05:45-07:00April 20th, 2009|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Bio-fuels, Diesel, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, High schools, Hydrogen, Technology, Teenagers, Universities|

April 16-18, 2009, Fontana, CA - The goal of the Shell Eco-marathon is to design and build the worlds most fuel-efficient vehicle that produces the fewest emissions. The eco-marathon has evolved since the friendly wager between two Shell scientists back in 1939. On regular gasoline, they achieved a respectable 50 miles per gallon! Those two [...]

Vic Doolan’s speech To Society Of Automotive Analysts

By |2017-03-22T08:06:05-07:00August 27th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, Bio-fuels, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Environment, Fisker automotive, Health & Fitness, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Travel & Leisure|

POWERING THE FUTURE. Vic Doolan Detroit, MI August 27th, 2008 - Todays conference is about the four E,s , Economy , Environment, Energy ,Election. I would within this broad context like to discuss two further E,s , namely, Extended Range Electric Vehicles and Ethanol. To be precise Cellulosic Ethanol. Howe'ver first may I make some [...]

Algae & bug poop in the gas tank?

By |2016-09-25T20:33:38-07:00August 10th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Bio-fuels, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels, Green cars, Natural gas, Technology, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Watch Lou Ann Hammond talk to MSNBC's host, Alex Witt, about alternative energies. China - the Saudi Arabia of biofuels? The Chinese had to remove massive amounts of algae from around the Olympic sailing venue in Qingdao. That algae will grow back rapidly and kill other organisms. The Financial Times wrote an article on July [...]

Slow news day,huh? Ford selling Volvo

By |2017-03-22T08:06:10-07:00July 16th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Bio-fuels, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Diesel, Environment, Ford, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Volvo|

By Lou Ann Hammond I remember when John F Kennedy Jr. was being followed by the media/papparazzi one day. He looked at them with his wry grin and said, "Slow news day, huh?" With everything else to report on in the auto business, the rumors that Ford is going to sell Volvo continues. The rumors [...]

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