Five Years; Stop Coal Plants, Gasoline Cars or else

By | 2017-07-30T15:31:02+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Coal, Emissions, Environment, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless theyre either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2ËšC [...]

How western oil giant BP broke its green promises

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:47+00:00 May 27th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy After years of heralding it's green credentials, BP has quietly been selling off it's renewable energy investments and focusing solely on fossil fuels Oil giant BP spent millions of dollars telling the world it was moving “Beyond Petroleum” into renewables. Now it is quietly shifting “Back to Petroleum”, announcing the [...]

Scott Keogh: The difference between diesel and gasoline

By | 2016-09-25T14:34:01+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Alternative Fuels, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Diesel, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), Manufacturers, Video|

When Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America, was at the 2013 Washington Auto Show he talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the difference diesel has made in the United States, "Since Audi brought out it's first diesel in 2009 till now, it has reduced US fuel consumption by 4.6 million gallons, it has [...]

Which car is more expensive over 3 years, gasoline or diesel? on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:51+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Diesel, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), Video,|

Currently about 3 percent of all light-duty passenger car sales are diesel. Twelve percent of all car take rates, as of August, 2008, were diesels. Fast forward to August, 2012 and 30% of all car take rates were diesel. In the video, Bernd Boisten explains take rate “ if a vehicle is offered as a [...]