biofuels

Congress may block Pentagon's biofuels quest

Jul 5, 2012
The Department of Defense, a huge consumer of petroleum, is trying to develop biofuels on a large scale as an alternative. Republicans in Congress have voted the program out of an authorization bill, saying oil and even coal can meet the military's needs.
Posted In: Military and Energy, biofuels, navy

GM gives battered biofuels a push

Aug 5, 2008
American farmers' move toward growing more corn for ethanol production has been one of the factors cited for rapidly rising food costs. The...
Posted In: biofuels, GM

Biofuels' virgin flight an important step

Feb 27, 2008
As the price of oil passes $100/barrel, motorists aren’t the only ones that suffer. So does the airline industry, which has relied on cheap fuel...
Posted In: airplane travel, biofuels

Tata Nano Revolution (Part 2): Straining a squeezed global oil market

Jan 30, 2008
With a sticker price half of the world’s cheapest cars (like India’s Maruti and China’s Chery brands), the $2,500 Nano will probably...
Posted In: auto market, biofuels, India, Tata