Challenge X: Argonne’s Hillebrand

By |2017-03-22T08:06:10-07:00June 11th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Bio-fuels, Chevy, Diesel, DOE (Department of Energy), Emissions, Environment, Ethanol, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, GM, Green cars, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|

Washington, DC - Argonne National Laboratory is a research center for the U.S. Department of Energy's. Argonne's 200 research projects range from studies of the atomic nucleus to global climate change research. Don Hillebrand is the director of the Center for Transportation Research at Argonne National Laboratory. He leads Argonne National Labs Transportation activities including [...]

Challenge X: Beth Lowery

By |2017-03-22T08:06:10-07:00June 11th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Bio-fuels, Chevy, Diesel, DOE (Department of Energy), Emissions, Environment, Ethanol, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, GM, Green cars, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|

The longest thesis in the world. Beth Lowery Vice President, GM Environment, Energy & Safety Policy, waved the checkered flag in Washington DC at the final Challenge X competition. Four years ago Challenge X started and Beth Lowery was there. Each year Lowery has watched these teams go through the paces. General Motors has an [...]

Challenge X: the theme song

By |2017-03-22T08:06:10-07:00June 11th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Bio-fuels, Chevy, Diesel, DOE (Department of Energy), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Ethanol, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, GM, Green cars, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|

In May, 2004 Challenge X started a competition involving 17 university teams from the United States and Canada to improve fuel economy and lower emissions. When the challenge started the price of gasoline was $206.4. By the time Challenge X was over the price of gasoline was $379.1. After 4 years, long nights and copious [...]

Aston Martin goes green?

By |2017-03-22T08:06:18-07:00March 24th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Aston Martin, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Bio-fuels, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Environment, Ethanol, Green cars, Manufacturers, Racing, Video, youtube.com|

Dallas, Texas - March 28, 2008, John Walton talks about Aston Martin going green. Lord Drayson was the first person to race an Aston Martin with E85. What can Aston Martin do about the 35 mpg by 2020 mandate that is supposed to go into law?

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