Ford is losing money on electric vehicles, but saving money on emissions fines

Feb 7, 2024
For every electric F-150 it sells, it can sell up to 12 gas-powered models and comply with emissions rules. Those rules may be updated.
Ford's electric F-150 Lightning in production. Environmental regulations allow car companies to make few EVs and many gas-powered vehicles, but those rules may be updated.
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How the EPA made gas-mileage numbers accurate

Feb 24, 2015
The EPA has increasingly made mileage tests a more accurate measure of reality

Coal's share of global energy is growing

Jun 17, 2014
BP's annual report on energy shows coal with its largest share since 1970.

To guzzle or not to guzzle?

Jun 8, 2012
Cars are as American as apple pie, but with the rising price of oil, more Americans are opting for other oil-free means of transportation.

Warm winter creating heating fuel glut

Jan 30, 2012
Forecasters say the unusually mild winter so far over the East and Midwest could reduce heating costs 20 percent. Good news for those who pay the heating bills. Maybe not so good for those who sell the fuel.

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